The asteroid 69 Hesperia

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From Cambridge , 69 Hesperia is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 17:53 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 26° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:05, 57° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:45, when it sinks below 22° above your western horizon.

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Name 69 Hesperia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:10.79 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):7.20 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:06h16m [1]
Declination:+09°44' [1]
Distance:1.55 AU
12.92 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.98 AU
Eccentricity:0.170329
Inclination:8.59°
Longitude ascending node:184.99°
Argument of perihelion:289.14°
Epoch of elements:13 November 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:339.50°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.47 AU
Aphelion:3.48 AU
Orbital period:5.14 years

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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