5 Astraea (Asteroid)

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From Ashburn , 5 Astraea is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 23:08, when it reaches an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:46, 44° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:15, 32° above your south-western horizon.

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Name 5 Astraea
Object type Asteroid
Current position
Constellation:Aquarius
Magnitude:11.51 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.98 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:23h27m [1]
Declination:-06°31' [1]
Distance:2.06 AU
17.15 lightmin [1]
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.58 AU
Eccentricity:0.190099
Inclination:5.37°
Longitude ascending node:141.57°
Argument of perihelion:358.74°
Epoch of elements:21 January 2022
Mean Anomaly at epoch:160.98°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.09 AU
Aphelion:3.06 AU
Orbital period:4.13 years
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

Events
28 Dec 2023  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
07 Dec 2027  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
17 Apr 2037  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
26 Mar 2041  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
01 Mar 2045  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
04 Feb 2049  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
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