The asteroid 50 Virginia

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From Ashburn , 50 Virginia is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 21:50, when it rises 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:58, 50° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:47, 25° above your south-western horizon.

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Name 50 Virginia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:14.29 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:12h00m [1]
Declination:-00°07' [1]
Distance:2.40 AU
19.95 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):43.96
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.65 AU
Eccentricity:0.285963
Inclination:2.84°
Longitude ascending node:173.53°
Argument of perihelion:200.10°
Epoch of elements:16 January 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:135.57°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.89 AU
Aphelion:3.41 AU
Orbital period:4.31 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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