The asteroid 5 Astraea

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From Fairfield , 5 Astraea is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 18:43 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 49° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:23, 68° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:37, when it sinks below 22° above your western horizon.

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Name 5 Astraea
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Gemini
Magnitude:9.84 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.90 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:07h46m [1]
Declination:+19°40' [1]
Distance:1.22 AU
10.12 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.57 AU
Eccentricity:0.191005
Inclination:5.37°
Longitude ascending node:141.57°
Argument of perihelion:358.65°
Epoch of elements:21 February 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:353.98°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.08 AU
Aphelion:3.07 AU
Orbital period:4.13 years
Events
28 Dec 2023  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
08 Dec 2027  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
19 Apr 2037  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
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41.14°N
73.26°W
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