The asteroid 344 Desiderata

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From Ashburn (click to change), 344 Desiderata is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:18 (EDT) – 5 hours and 2 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 40° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:09.

Name 344 Desiderata
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Auriga
Magnitude:14.16 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:05h29m [1]
Declination:+28°47' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.60 AU
Eccentricity:0.313341
Inclination:18.35°
Longitude ascending node:48.04°
Argument of perihelion:237.50°
Epoch of elements:30 June 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:105.94°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.78 AU
Aphelion:3.41 AU
Orbital period:4.19 years
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39.04°N
77.49°W
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