The asteroid 48 Doris

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From Ashburn (click to change), 48 Doris is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:18 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 58° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 18:58, 60° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 23:18, when it sinks to 24° above your western horizon.

Name 48 Doris
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Cetus
Brightness (V):Mag 12.2
Right Ascension:02h41m
Declination:+09°04'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:3.11 AU
Eccentricity:0.072837
Inclination:6.55°
Longitude ascending node:183.56°
Argument of perihelion:253.32°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:321.34°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.89 AU
Aphelion:3.34 AU
Orbital period:5.49 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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