The asteroid 53 Kalypso

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From Ashburn (click to change), 53 Kalypso is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 17:58 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 33° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:12, 43° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 23:31, when it sinks to 25° above your south-western horizon.

Name 53 Kalypso
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Aquarius
Brightness (V):Mag 13.0
Right Ascension:23h52m
Declination:-06°59'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.62 AU
Eccentricity:0.205865
Inclination:5.17°
Longitude ascending node:143.56°
Argument of perihelion:313.31°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:284.64°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.08 AU
Aphelion:3.16 AU
Orbital period:4.23 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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