The asteroid 68 Leto

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From Ashburn (click to change), 68 Leto is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:31 (EST) – 6 hours and 30 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 57° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:52.

Name 68 Leto
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Leo
Brightness (V):Mag 13.0
Right Ascension:11h20m
Declination:+12°25'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.78 AU
Eccentricity:0.187073
Inclination:7.97°
Longitude ascending node:44.13°
Argument of perihelion:304.74°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:133.84°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.26 AU
Aphelion:3.30 AU
Orbital period:4.64 years
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The path traced across the sky by 68 Leto

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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