6 Hebe (Asteroid)

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From Fairfield , 6 Hebe is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 20:09 (EDT), 66° above your south-eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:00, 69° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:12, when it sinks below 21° above your western horizon.

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Name 6 Hebe
Object type Asteroid
Current position
Magnitude:10.10 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):5.60 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:08h00m [1]
Declination:+20°14' [1]
Distance:1.95 AU
16.20 lightmin [1]
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.43 AU
Longitude ascending node:138.64°
Argument of perihelion:239.54°
Epoch of elements:25 February 2023
Mean Anomaly at epoch:91.87°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.93 AU
Aphelion:2.92 AU
Orbital period:3.78 years
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

25 Aug 2025  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
17 Feb 2027  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
12 May 2028  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
18 Oct 2029  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
08 Mar 2031  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
04 Jun 2032  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
11 Dec 2033  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
26 Mar 2035  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
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