The asteroid 423 Diotima

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From Ashburn , 423 Diotima is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:56 (EDT) – 3 hours and 51 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 25° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 04:25.

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Name 423 Diotima
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Cetus
Magnitude:12.94 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:00h38m [1]
Declination:-08°41' [1]
Distance:2.88 AU
23.94 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):42.21
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:3.07 AU
Eccentricity:0.035921
Inclination:11.24°
Longitude ascending node:69.37°
Argument of perihelion:198.49°
Epoch of elements:16 January 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:44.08°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.96 AU
Aphelion:3.18 AU
Orbital period:5.37 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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