The asteroid 595 Polyxena

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From Ashburn (click to change), 595 Polyxena is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 17:56 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 37° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:01, 58° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:18, when it sinks to 24° above your western horizon.

Name 595 Polyxena
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Pisces
Brightness (V):Mag 13.0
Right Ascension:00h52m
Declination:+07°04'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:3.21 AU
Eccentricity:0.062713
Inclination:17.83°
Longitude ascending node:23.91°
Argument of perihelion:279.25°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:63.76°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:3.01 AU
Aphelion:3.41 AU
Orbital period:5.75 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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