The asteroid 78 Diana

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From Cambridge , 78 Diana is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:37 (EDT) – 3 hours and 51 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 27° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:19.

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Name 78 Diana
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Cancer
Magnitude:12.90 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):8.09 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.08 [1]
Right ascension:09h04m [1]
Declination:+21°14' [1]
Distance:2.72 AU
22.64 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.62 AU
Eccentricity:0.207365
Inclination:8.70°
Longitude ascending node:333.40°
Argument of perihelion:152.77°
Epoch of elements:27 April 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:318.26°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.08 AU
Aphelion:3.16 AU
Orbital period:4.24 years

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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