The asteroid 6 Hebe

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From Fairfield , 6 Hebe is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 19:59 (EDT), 28° above your southern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:12, 28° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 22:15, when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name 6 Hebe
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Magnitude:9.46 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):5.65 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:19h21m [1]
Declination:-20°39' [1]
Distance:1.57 AU
13.04 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.42 AU
Longitude ascending node:138.64°
Argument of perihelion:239.67°
Epoch of elements:27 March 2021
Mean Anomaly at epoch:269.09°
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.

26 Jan 2023  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
26 Aug 2025  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
17 Feb 2027  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
13 May 2028  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
19 Oct 2029  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
09 Mar 2031  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
05 Jun 2032  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
12 Dec 2033  –  Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
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