The asteroid 201 Penelope

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From Fairfield , 201 Penelope is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:45 (EST) – 3 hours and 58 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 23° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:36.

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Name 201 Penelope
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:13.71 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:17h45m [1]
Declination:-18°13' [1]
Distance:2.90 AU
24.09 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):42.97
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.68 AU
Eccentricity:0.179983
Inclination:5.75°
Longitude ascending node:156.97°
Argument of perihelion:180.60°
Epoch of elements:16 January 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:282.06°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.20 AU
Aphelion:3.16 AU
Orbital period:4.39 years

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
EST

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