471 Papagena (Asteroid)

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From San Diego , 471 Papagena is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:45 (PST) – 3 hours and 33 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 24° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:20.

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Name 471 Papagena
Object type Asteroid
Current position
Computed for:26 February 2024
Right ascension:18h22m [1]
Declination:-22°23' [1]
Magnitude:12.59 (V) [1]
Distance:3.67 AU
30.53 lightmin [1]
Angular motion (speed):8.12 arcmin/day[1]
Angular motion (pos ang):282.9°
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.89 AU
Longitude ascending node:83.77°
Argument of perihelion:315.76°
Epoch of elements:22 December 2023
Mean Anomaly at epoch:226.31°
Absolute mag (H):6.32 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.23 AU
Aphelion:3.55 AU
Orbital period:4.91 years
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

11 Nov 2025  –  Asteroid 471 Papagena at opposition
26 Nov 2030  –  Asteroid 471 Papagena at opposition
09 Dec 2035  –  Asteroid 471 Papagena at opposition
20 Dec 2040  –  Asteroid 471 Papagena at opposition
31 Dec 2045  –  Asteroid 471 Papagena at opposition
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