The asteroid 423 Diotima

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From Ashburn (click to change), 423 Diotima is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 6° from it.

Name 423 Diotima
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Libra
Brightness (V):Mag 12.8
Right Ascension:15h30m
Declination:-16°28'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:3.07 AU
Eccentricity:0.037327
Inclination:11.24°
Longitude ascending node:69.38°
Argument of perihelion:198.50°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:312.39°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.96 AU
Aphelion:3.19 AU
Orbital period:5.38 years

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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