The asteroid 558 Carmen

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From Ashburn (click to change), 558 Carmen is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:30 (EDT) – 5 hours and 54 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 52° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:19.

Name 558 Carmen
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Cancer
Magnitude:14.64 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:09h08m [1]
Declination:+12°28' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.91 AU
Eccentricity:0.042840
Inclination:8.37°
Longitude ascending node:143.72°
Argument of perihelion:311.48°
Epoch of elements:30 June 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:356.25°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.78 AU
Aphelion:3.03 AU
Orbital period:4.96 years

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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