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 evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:36 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 48° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:53, 48° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:36, when it sinks to 24° above your south-western horizon.

Name 21 Lutetia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:11.67 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:12h53m [1]
Declination:-02°04' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
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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39.04°N
77.49°W
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