The asteroid 3200 Phaethon

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From Fairfield , 3200 Phaethon will become visible around 18:07 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 61° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 23:53.

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Name 3200 Phaethon
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Pisces
Magnitude:19.10 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):14.30 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:00h46m [1]
Declination:+21°17' [1]
Distance:2.33 AU
19.37 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:1.27 AU
Eccentricity:0.889879
Inclination:22.26°
Longitude ascending node:265.22°
Argument of perihelion:322.19°
Epoch of elements:13 November 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:91.45°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:0.14 AU
Aphelion:2.40 AU
Orbital period:1.43 years

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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