The asteroid 287 Nephthys

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From Cambridge , 287 Nephthys is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 1° above the horizon at dawn.

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Name 287 Nephthys
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:13.39 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):8.20 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:05h02m [1]
Declination:+15°21' [1]
Distance:3.21 AU
26.66 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.35 AU
Eccentricity:0.023120
Inclination:10.04°
Longitude ascending node:142.33°
Argument of perihelion:118.97°
Epoch of elements:21 February 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:122.85°
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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