The asteroid 56 Melete

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From Ashburn (click to change), 56 Melete is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 21:38, when it rises 24° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:14, 63° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:48, 36° above your western horizon.

Name 56 Melete
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Orion
Brightness (V):Mag 13.0
Right Ascension:06h03m
Declination:+12°55'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.60 AU
Eccentricity:0.237550
Inclination:8.08°
Longitude ascending node:193.00°
Argument of perihelion:105.03°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:105.15°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.98 AU
Aphelion:3.21 AU
Orbital period:4.18 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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