6 Hebe (Asteroid)

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From Fairfield , 6 Hebe is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 23:59, when it reaches an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:05, 50° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:18, 46° above your south-western horizon.

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Name 6 Hebe
Object type Asteroid
Current position
Computed for:02 March 2024
Right ascension:14h54m [1]
Declination:+01°11' [1]
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:10.65 (V) [1]
Distance:2.30 AU
19.09 lightmin [1]
Angular motion (speed):13.05 arcmin/day[1]
Angular motion (pos ang):286.2°
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.43 AU
Eccentricity:0.202580
Inclination:14.74°
Longitude ascending node:138.63°
Argument of perihelion:239.61°
Epoch of elements:22 December 2023
Mean Anomaly at epoch:170.06°
Absolute mag (H):5.61 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
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.

Events
25 Aug 2025  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
17 Feb 2027  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
12 May 2028  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
17 Oct 2029  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
08 Mar 2031  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
04 Jun 2032  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
10 Dec 2033  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
01 Jul 2036  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
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