The asteroid 287 Nephthys

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From Ashburn (click to change), 287 Nephthys is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:37 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 60° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:38, 60° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:04, when it sinks to 25° above your western horizon.

Name 287 Nephthys
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:12.17 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:12h42m [1]
Declination:+09°33' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
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
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