The asteroid 6 Hebe

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From Fairfield , 6 Hebe is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:36 (EST) and reaching an altitude of 30° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:28.

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Name 6 Hebe
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:11.36 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):5.71 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.24 [1]
Right ascension:12h23m [1]
Declination:+04°13' [1]
Distance:3.42 AU
28.48 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.43 AU
Eccentricity:0.203007
Inclination:14.74°
Longitude ascending node:138.64°
Argument of perihelion:239.81°
Epoch of elements:27 April 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:86.20°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.93 AU
Aphelion:2.92 AU
Orbital period:3.78 years
Events
26 Aug 2025  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
18 Oct 2029  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
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Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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