The asteroid 3200 Phaethon

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From Fairfield , 3200 Phaethon is visible all night. It will become visible around 19:06 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 37° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 00:14, 82° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 06:08, 30° above your north-western horizon.

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Name 3200 Phaethon
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Andromeda
Magnitude:16.81 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):14.60 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:01h26m [1]
Declination:+48°22' [1]
Distance:0.96 AU
7.97 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:1.27 AU
Eccentricity:0.889898
Inclination:22.26°
Longitude ascending node:265.22°
Argument of perihelion:322.19°
Epoch of elements:27 April 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:313.94°
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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