The asteroid 536 Merapi

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From Ashburn (click to change), 536 Merapi is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 22:52, when it rises 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:28, 78° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:20, 63° above your western horizon.

Name 536 Merapi
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Taurus
Magnitude:13.79 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:05h25m [1]
Declination:+27°25' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:3.50 AU
Eccentricity:0.086046
Inclination:19.43°
Longitude ascending node:59.23°
Argument of perihelion:295.64°
Epoch of elements:30 June 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:47.99°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:3.20 AU
Aphelion:3.80 AU
Orbital period:6.55 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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