The asteroid 8 Flora

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From Ashburn , 8 Flora is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:44 (EST) – 6 hours and 18 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 38° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:57.

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Name 8 Flora
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Libra
Magnitude:11.26 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:15h35m [1]
Declination:-12°45' [1]
Distance:2.31 AU
19.24 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):41.01
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.20 AU
Eccentricity:0.156726
Inclination:5.89°
Longitude ascending node:110.89°
Argument of perihelion:285.28°
Epoch of elements:16 January 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:164.71°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.86 AU
Aphelion:2.55 AU
Orbital period:3.27 years
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Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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