The asteroid 8 Flora

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From Ashburn (click to change), 8 Flora is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 22:54, when it rises 24° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 03:46, 68° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:45, 56° above your south-western horizon.

Name 8 Flora
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Gemini
Brightness (V):Mag 9.3
Right Ascension:07h23m
Declination:+17°51'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.20 AU
Eccentricity:0.157029
Inclination:5.89°
Longitude ascending node:110.90°
Argument of perihelion:285.31°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:13.76°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.86 AU
Aphelion:2.55 AU
Orbital period:3.27 years
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The path traced across the sky by 8 Flora

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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