The asteroid 216 Kleopatra

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From Washington , 216 Kleopatra is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 02:10, when it reaches an altitude of 22° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 05:13, 37° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:58, 36° above your southern horizon.

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Name 216 Kleopatra
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:12.73 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):7.15 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:17h00m [1]
Declination:-15°22' [1]
Distance:2.68 AU
22.32 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.79 AU
Eccentricity:0.251266
Inclination:13.12°
Longitude ascending node:215.35°
Argument of perihelion:179.95°
Epoch of elements:27 March 2021
Mean Anomaly at epoch:218.66°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.09 AU
Aphelion:3.49 AU
Orbital period:4.67 years
Visibility from Washington

All times shown in Washington local time.

Events
16 Nov 2027  –  Asteroid 216 Kleopatra at opposition
16 Nov 2041  –  Asteroid 216 Kleopatra at opposition
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37.13°N
113.51°W
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