The asteroid 42 Isis

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From Ashburn (click to change), 42 Isis is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:16 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 60° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 19:32, 65° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:15, when it sinks to 25° above your western horizon.

Name 42 Isis
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Aries
Brightness (V):Mag 12.0
Right Ascension:03h08m
Declination:+14°53'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.44 AU
Eccentricity:0.222417
Inclination:8.51°
Longitude ascending node:84.20°
Argument of perihelion:237.36°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:48.43°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.90 AU
Aphelion:2.99 AU
Orbital period:3.82 years
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The path traced across the sky by 42 Isis

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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