The asteroid 487 Venetia

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From Ashburn (click to change), 487 Venetia is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:54 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 38° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:48, 74° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:58, when it sinks to 25° above your western horizon.

Name 487 Venetia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Cancer
Brightness (V):Mag 12.2
Right Ascension:08h50m
Declination:+24°00'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.67 AU
Eccentricity:0.088475
Inclination:10.25°
Longitude ascending node:114.82°
Argument of perihelion:280.45°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:53.63°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.43 AU
Aphelion:2.91 AU
Orbital period:4.36 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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