The asteroid 216 Kleopatra

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From Fairfield , 216 Kleopatra will become visible around 21:35 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 41° above your southern horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 02:35.

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Name 216 Kleopatra
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:12.95 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):7.20 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:12h12m [1]
Declination:-06°13' [1]
Distance:2.81 AU
23.36 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.79 AU
Eccentricity:0.251019
Inclination:13.11°
Longitude ascending node:215.35°
Argument of perihelion:180.00°
Epoch of elements:21 February 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:134.09°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.09 AU
Aphelion:3.49 AU
Orbital period:4.67 years
Events
15 Nov 2027  –  Asteroid 216 Kleopatra at opposition
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41.14°N
73.26°W
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