The asteroid 25 Phocaea

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From Ashburn (click to change), 25 Phocaea is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 17:55 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 52° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 17:53, 52° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 21:49, when it sinks to 25° above your western horizon.

Name 25 Phocaea
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Aquarius
Brightness (V):Mag 11.7
Right Ascension:22h00m
Declination:+01°58'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.40 AU
Eccentricity:0.254267
Inclination:21.61°
Longitude ascending node:214.14°
Argument of perihelion:90.25°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:13.89°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.79 AU
Aphelion:3.01 AU
Orbital period:3.72 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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