The asteroid 68 Leto

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From Cambridge , 68 Leto is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 8° from it.

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Name 68 Leto
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:11.84 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.90 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:19h40m [1]
Declination:-26°41' [1]
Distance:3.43 AU
28.52 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.78 AU
Eccentricity:0.185708
Inclination:7.96°
Longitude ascending node:44.11°
Argument of perihelion:304.37°
Epoch of elements:13 November 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:304.14°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.27 AU
Aphelion:3.30 AU
Orbital period:4.65 years
Events
30 Sep 2020  –  Asteroid 68 Leto at opposition
11 Aug 2029  –  Asteroid 68 Leto at opposition
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42.38°N
71.11°W
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