The asteroid 240 Vanadis

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From Fairfield , 240 Vanadis will become visible around 18:43 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 34° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 21:51.

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Name 240 Vanadis
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Pisces
Magnitude:13.83 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):9.10 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:01h39m [1]
Declination:+08°40' [1]
Distance:2.58 AU
21.42 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.66 AU
Eccentricity:0.207758
Inclination:2.11°
Longitude ascending node:115.07°
Argument of perihelion:301.00°
Epoch of elements:21 February 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:354.04°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.11 AU
Aphelion:3.22 AU
Orbital period:4.35 years

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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