The asteroid 344 Desiderata

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From Ashburn (click to change), 344 Desiderata will become visible at around 18:54 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 32° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 3 hours and 56 minutes after the Sun at 21:45.

Name 344 Desiderata
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Pisces
Brightness (V):Mag 13.6
Right Ascension:01h24m
Declination:+05°52'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.60 AU
Eccentricity:0.313210
Inclination:18.35°
Longitude ascending node:48.04°
Argument of perihelion:237.48°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:35.34°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.78 AU
Aphelion:3.41 AU
Orbital period:4.19 years
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The path traced across the sky by 344 Desiderata

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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