The asteroid 5 Astraea

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From Ashburn (click to change), 5 Astraea is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 22° above the horizon at dusk.

Name 5 Astraea
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Brightness (V):Mag 12.8
Right Ascension:19h22m
Declination:-20°42'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.57 AU
Eccentricity:0.191465
Inclination:5.37°
Longitude ascending node:141.58°
Argument of perihelion:358.76°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:139.06°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.08 AU
Aphelion:3.07 AU
Orbital period:4.13 years
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The path traced across the sky by 5 Astraea

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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