5 Astraea (Asteroid)

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From San Diego , 5 Astraea will become visible at around 20:16 (PDT), 61° above your western horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 01:22.

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Name 5 Astraea
Object type Asteroid
Current position
Computed for:12 April 2024
Right ascension:06h58m [1]
Declination:+21°48' [1]
Magnitude:11.37 (V) [1]
Distance:2.01 AU
16.68 lightmin [1]
Angular motion (speed):19.34 arcmin/day[1]
Angular motion (pos ang):270.1°
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.58 AU
Longitude ascending node:141.46°
Argument of perihelion:359.21°
Epoch of elements:22 December 2023
Mean Anomaly at epoch:327.17°
Absolute mag (H):7.00 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.09 AU
Aphelion:3.06 AU
Orbital period:4.13 years
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

06 Dec 2027  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
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23 Mar 2041  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
26 Feb 2045  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
31 Jan 2049  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
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