The asteroid 287 Nephthys

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From Ashburn (click to change), 287 Nephthys is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:46 (EST) – 5 hours and 15 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 43° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:52.

Name 287 Nephthys
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Virgo
Brightness (V):Mag 13.3
Right Ascension:12h02m
Declination:+02°22'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.35 AU
Eccentricity:0.023579
Inclination:10.03°
Longitude ascending node:142.38°
Argument of perihelion:120.91°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:235.11°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.30 AU
Aphelion:2.41 AU
Orbital period:3.61 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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