The asteroid 458 Hercynia

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From Cambridge , 458 Hercynia is visible between 21:51 and 02:43. It will become accessible around 21:51, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 00:19, 30° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 02:43 when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name 458 Hercynia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Aquarius
Magnitude:13.09 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):9.63 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:23h18m [1]
Declination:-17°00' [1]
Distance:1.56 AU
12.99 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.99 AU
Eccentricity:0.241692
Inclination:12.65°
Longitude ascending node:134.14°
Argument of perihelion:277.16°
Epoch of elements:27 April 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:292.25°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.27 AU
Aphelion:3.72 AU
Orbital period:5.18 years

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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