The asteroid 471 Papagena

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From Cambridge , 471 Papagena is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 12° from it.

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Name 471 Papagena
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Capricornus
Magnitude:11.99 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.60 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:20h52m [1]
Declination:-26°11' [1]
Distance:3.66 AU
30.43 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.89 AU
Eccentricity:0.228515
Inclination:15.02°
Longitude ascending node:83.81°
Argument of perihelion:315.41°
Epoch of elements:13 November 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:285.76°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.23 AU
Aphelion:3.55 AU
Orbital period:4.91 years
Events
27 Oct 2020  –  Asteroid 471 Papagena at opposition
12 Nov 2025  –  Asteroid 471 Papagena at opposition
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71.11°W
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