The asteroid 308 Polyxo

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From Ashburn (click to change), 308 Polyxo is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:53 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 42° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:02, 66° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:47, when it sinks to 24° above your western horizon.

Name 308 Polyxo
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Cancer
Brightness (V):Mag 12.6
Right Ascension:08h00m
Declination:+15°28'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.75 AU
Eccentricity:0.040240
Inclination:4.36°
Longitude ascending node:181.73°
Argument of perihelion:115.25°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:157.13°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.64 AU
Aphelion:2.86 AU
Orbital period:4.56 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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