The asteroid 21 Lutetia

Image of 21 Lutetia
© ESA/Rosetta 2010
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From Ashburn (click to change), 21 Lutetia is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 00:25, when it rises 24° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 03:43, 43° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:44, 36° above your south-western horizon.

Name 21 Lutetia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Virgo
Brightness (V):Mag 12.0
Right Ascension:13h50m
Declination:-07°11'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.43 AU
Eccentricity:0.164479
Inclination:3.06°
Longitude ascending node:80.88°
Argument of perihelion:249.99°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:188.66°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.03 AU
Aphelion:2.83 AU
Orbital period:3.80 years
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The path traced across the sky by 21 Lutetia

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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