The asteroid 59 Elpis

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From Ashburn (click to change), 59 Elpis is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 03:53 (EDT) – 3 hours and 30 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 26° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:18.

Name 59 Elpis
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Leo
Magnitude:13.76 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:10h58m [1]
Declination:+03°55' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.71 AU
Eccentricity:0.119281
Inclination:8.64°
Longitude ascending node:170.03°
Argument of perihelion:211.18°
Epoch of elements:30 June 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:92.84°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.39 AU
Aphelion:3.04 AU
Orbital period:4.47 years

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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