The asteroid 51 Nemausa

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From Ashburn (click to change), 51 Nemausa is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 23:57 (EST) – 7 hours and 4 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 52° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:52.

Name 51 Nemausa
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Sextans
Brightness (V):Mag 12.0
Right Ascension:10h15m
Declination:+02°13'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.37 AU
Eccentricity:0.066917
Inclination:9.98°
Longitude ascending node:176.02°
Argument of perihelion:2.60°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:293.49°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.21 AU
Aphelion:2.52 AU
Orbital period:3.64 years
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The path traced across the sky by 51 Nemausa

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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