The asteroid 458 Hercynia

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From Fairfield , 458 Hercynia will become visible around 18:43 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 22° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 3 hours and 12 minutes after the Sun at 20:49.

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Name 458 Hercynia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Cetus
Magnitude:14.72 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):9.70 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:01h17m [1]
Declination:-02°25' [1]
Distance:2.91 AU
24.17 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.99 AU
Eccentricity:0.241875
Inclination:12.65°
Longitude ascending node:134.14°
Argument of perihelion:277.18°
Epoch of elements:21 February 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:349.35°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.27 AU
Aphelion:3.72 AU
Orbital period:5.18 years

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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