The asteroid 579 Sidonia

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From Ashburn (click to change), 579 Sidonia is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:39 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 36° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:35, 44° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:58, when it sinks to 25° above your south-western horizon.

Name 579 Sidonia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Libra
Magnitude:12.32 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:14h47m [1]
Declination:-06°48' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:3.01 AU
Eccentricity:0.079935
Inclination:11.01°
Longitude ascending node:82.71°
Argument of perihelion:228.48°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:236.89°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.77 AU
Aphelion:3.25 AU
Orbital period:5.23 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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