The asteroid 6 Hebe

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From Fairfield , 6 Hebe is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 17:59 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 27° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:58, 57° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:36, when it sinks to 22° above your western horizon.

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Name 6 Hebe
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:8.85 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:06h02m [1]
Declination:+08°49' [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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Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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