8 Flora (Asteroid)

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From Ashburn , 8 Flora is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 01:59, when it reaches an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 05:45, 46° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 06:13, 45° above your southern horizon.

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Name 8 Flora
Object type Asteroid
Current position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:11.27 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.54 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:13h54m [1]
Declination:-04°46' [1]
Distance:2.15 AU
17.90 lightmin [1]
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.20 AU
Eccentricity:0.156068
Inclination:5.89°
Longitude ascending node:110.87°
Argument of perihelion:285.55°
Epoch of elements:21 January 2022
Mean Anomaly at epoch:136.26°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.86 AU
Aphelion:2.55 AU
Orbital period:3.27 years
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

Events
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
20 Dec 2030  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
15 Oct 2033  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
05 Apr 2035  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
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