The asteroid 21 Lutetia

Image of 21 Lutetia
© ESA/Rosetta 2010
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From Fairfield , 21 Lutetia is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 13° from it.

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Name 21 Lutetia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Gemini
Magnitude:12.68 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):7.50 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:06h05m [1]
Declination:+23°37' [1]
Distance:3.52 AU
29.29 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.44 AU
Eccentricity:0.163354
Inclination:3.06°
Longitude ascending node:80.87°
Argument of perihelion:249.98°
Epoch of elements:21 February 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:62.06°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.04 AU
Aphelion:2.83 AU
Orbital period:3.80 years
Events
04 Jul 2030  –  Asteroid 21 Lutetia at opposition
16 Aug 2034  –  Asteroid 21 Lutetia at opposition
29 Sep 2038  –  Asteroid 21 Lutetia at opposition
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