The asteroid 287 Nephthys

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From Cambridge , 287 Nephthys will become visible around 17:55 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 31° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 21:18.

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Name 287 Nephthys
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Cetus
Magnitude:13.30 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):8.20 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:00h01m [1]
Declination:-07°39' [1]
Distance:2.76 AU
22.95 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.35 AU
Eccentricity:0.023172
Inclination:10.04°
Longitude ascending node:142.33°
Argument of perihelion:118.89°
Epoch of elements:13 November 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:95.60°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.30 AU
Aphelion:2.41 AU
Orbital period:3.61 years

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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