The asteroid 3200 Phaethon

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From Fairfield , 3200 Phaethon is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 21:32, when it reaches an altitude of 21° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 03:51, 88° above your south-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 06:01, 65° above your western horizon.

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Name 3200 Phaethon
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Perseus
Magnitude:18.20 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):14.32 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:04h38m [1]
Declination:+39°55' [1]
Distance:1.61 AU
13.37 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:1.27 AU
Eccentricity:0.889794
Inclination:22.26°
Longitude ascending node:265.22°
Argument of perihelion:322.18°
Epoch of elements:27 March 2021
Mean Anomaly at epoch:75.22°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:0.14 AU
Aphelion:2.40 AU
Orbital period:1.43 years
Visibility from Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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