The asteroid 21 Lutetia

Image of 21 Lutetia
© ESA/Rosetta 2010
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From Fairfield , 21 Lutetia will become visible around 20:40 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 68° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 03:15.

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Name 21 Lutetia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Cancer
Magnitude:12.75 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):7.51 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:08h26m [1]
Declination:+22°22' [1]
Distance:2.48 AU
20.59 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.44 AU
Eccentricity:0.163443
Inclination:3.06°
Longitude ascending node:80.86°
Argument of perihelion:250.07°
Epoch of elements:27 March 2021
Mean Anomaly at epoch:165.68°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.04 AU
Aphelion:2.83 AU
Orbital period:3.80 years
Visibility from Fairfield

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Events
04 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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41.14°N
73.26°W
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