The asteroid 71 Niobe

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From Fairfield , 71 Niobe is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 14° from it.

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Name 71 Niobe
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:12.17 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):7.13 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:19h10m [1]
Declination:-32°39' [1]
Distance:3.37 AU
28.07 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.76 AU
Eccentricity:0.173372
Inclination:23.27°
Longitude ascending node:316.00°
Argument of perihelion:267.13°
Epoch of elements:17 December 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:33.16°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.28 AU
Aphelion:3.23 AU
Orbital period:4.58 years
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41.14°N
73.26°W
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