The asteroid 6 Hebe

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From Ashburn (click to change), 6 Hebe is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:11 (EDT) – 4 hours and 10 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 33° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:10.

Name 6 Hebe
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:9.96 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:05h10m [1]
Declination:+09°22' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.43 AU
Eccentricity:0.202925
Inclination:14.74°
Longitude ascending node:138.65°
Argument of perihelion:239.84°
Epoch of elements:30 June 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:7.88°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.93 AU
Aphelion:2.92 AU
Orbital period:3.78 years
Events
25 Aug 2025, 17:35 EDT  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
17 Oct 2029, 20:00 EDT  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
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Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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