The asteroid 666 Desdemona

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From Ashburn , 666 Desdemona is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:35 (EST) – 6 hours and 46 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 44° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:10.

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Name 666 Desdemona
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:16.26 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:11h52m [1]
Declination:-06°08' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.59 AU
Eccentricity:0.238090
Inclination:7.59°
Longitude ascending node:215.41°
Argument of perihelion:174.09°
Epoch of elements:30 June 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:67.99°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.98 AU
Aphelion:3.21 AU
Orbital period:4.17 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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