The asteroid 505 Cava

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From Ashburn , 505 Cava is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 21:00, when it rises 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:02, 67° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:49, 36° above your western horizon.

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Name 505 Cava
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Magnitude:12.59 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:12h00m [1]
Declination:+16°11' [1]
Distance:1.68 AU
13.95 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):43.03
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.68 AU
Longitude ascending node:90.87°
Argument of perihelion:337.05°
Epoch of elements:16 January 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:61.43°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.02 AU
Aphelion:3.34 AU
Orbital period:4.40 years




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