The asteroid 5 Astraea

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From Seattle , 5 Astraea will become visible around 22:22 (PDT), 24° above your southern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 02:45.

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Name 5 Astraea
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:11.68 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.99 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:17h29m [1]
Declination:-17°57' [1]
Distance:2.07 AU
17.21 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.57 AU
Eccentricity:0.190724
Inclination:5.37°
Longitude ascending node:141.57°
Argument of perihelion:358.63°
Epoch of elements:27 March 2021
Mean Anomaly at epoch:89.48°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.08 AU
Aphelion:3.06 AU
Orbital period:4.13 years
Visibility from Seattle

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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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122.33°W
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