The asteroid 50 Virginia

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From Ashburn (click to change), 50 Virginia is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 03:56 (EDT) – 3 hours and 29 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 27° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:20.

Name 50 Virginia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Leo
Magnitude:15.34 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:11h11m [1]
Declination:+04°22' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.65 AU
Eccentricity:0.285942
Inclination:2.84°
Longitude ascending node:173.53°
Argument of perihelion:200.12°
Epoch of elements:30 June 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:89.82°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.89 AU
Aphelion:3.41 AU
Orbital period:4.31 years

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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