The asteroid 8 Flora

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From Ashburn , 8 Flora is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 18° above the horizon at dusk.

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Name 8 Flora
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Libra
Magnitude:11.46 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.49 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.28 [1]
Right ascension:15h54m [1]
Declination:-17°42' [1]
Distance:2.71 AU
22.51 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.20 AU
Eccentricity:0.156499
Inclination:5.89°
Longitude ascending node:110.89°
Argument of perihelion:285.29°
Epoch of elements:27 April 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:194.88°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.86 AU
Aphelion:2.55 AU
Orbital period:3.27 years
Events
01 Nov 2020  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
12 Apr 2022  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
27 Aug 2023  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
12 Mar 2025  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
10 Jul 2026  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
06 Feb 2028  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
04 Jun 2029  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
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77.49°W
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