The asteroid 8 Flora

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From Fairfield , 8 Flora is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 20° from it.

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Name 8 Flora
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Capricornus
Magnitude:11.22 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.50 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:21h02m [1]
Declination:-17°49' [1]
Distance:3.08 AU
25.59 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.20 AU
Eccentricity:0.155920
Inclination:5.89°
Longitude ascending node:110.88°
Argument of perihelion:285.41°
Epoch of elements:21 February 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:285.20°
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
05 Feb 2028  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
04 Jun 2029  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
20 Dec 2030  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
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