The asteroid 5 Astraea

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From Fairfield , 5 Astraea is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 20° above the horizon at dawn.

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Name 5 Astraea
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:12.35 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.99 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:16h55m [1]
Declination:-18°08' [1]
Distance:3.06 AU
25.47 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.57 AU
Eccentricity:0.190788
Inclination:5.37°
Longitude ascending node:141.57°
Argument of perihelion:358.62°
Epoch of elements:17 December 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:65.61°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.08 AU
Aphelion:3.06 AU
Orbital period:4.13 years
Visibility from Fairfield

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Events
28 Dec 2023  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
08 Dec 2027  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
20 Apr 2037  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
30 Mar 2041  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
07 Mar 2045  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
09 Feb 2049  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
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