The asteroid 505 Cava

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From Ashburn (click to change), 505 Cava is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 17:55 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 29° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 19:43, 35° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 22:12, when it sinks to 25° above your south-western horizon.

Name 505 Cava
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Aquarius
Brightness (V):Mag 12.9
Right Ascension:23h41m
Declination:-15°48'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.68 AU
Eccentricity:0.245949
Inclination:9.84°
Longitude ascending node:90.87°
Argument of perihelion:337.10°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:309.30°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.02 AU
Aphelion:3.34 AU
Orbital period:4.40 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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