21 Lutetia (Asteroid)

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© ESA/Rosetta 2010
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From San Diego , 21 Lutetia will become visible around 20:45 (PDT), 31° above your south-western horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 23:44.

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Name 21 Lutetia
Object type Asteroid
Current position
Constellation:Libra
Magnitude:12.19 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):7.52 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:14h38m [1]
Declination:-14°37' [1]
Distance:2.14 AU
17.82 lightmin [1]
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.44 AU
Eccentricity:0.163542
Inclination:3.06°
Longitude ascending node:80.85°
Argument of perihelion:250.16°
Epoch of elements:21 January 2022
Mean Anomaly at epoch:243.38°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.04 AU
Aphelion:2.83 AU
Orbital period:3.80 years
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

Events
03 Jul 2030  –  Asteroid 21 Lutetia at opposition
15 Aug 2034  –  Asteroid 21 Lutetia at opposition
27 Sep 2038  –  Asteroid 21 Lutetia at opposition
03 Jul 2049  –  Asteroid 21 Lutetia at opposition
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32.72°N
117.16°W
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