The asteroid 494 Virtus

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From Ashburn (click to change), 494 Virtus will become visible at around 21:33 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 49° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 5 hours and 45 minutes after the Sun at 02:01.

Name 494 Virtus
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Leo
Magnitude:14.73 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:09h34m [1]
Declination:+20°47' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.98 AU
Eccentricity:0.063941
Inclination:7.09°
Longitude ascending node:38.21°
Argument of perihelion:218.09°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:219.71°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.79 AU
Aphelion:3.18 AU
Orbital period:5.16 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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