The asteroid 71 Niobe

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From Ashburn (click to change), 71 Niobe is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 22:59, when it rises 21° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 05:42, 81° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:17, 79° above your north-western horizon.

Name 71 Niobe
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Auriga
Magnitude:12.56 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:06h27m [1]
Declination:+47°27' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.76 AU
Eccentricity:0.173355
Inclination:23.26°
Longitude ascending node:316.01°
Argument of perihelion:266.91°
Epoch of elements:30 June 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:199.53°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.28 AU
Aphelion:3.23 AU
Orbital period:4.58 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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