8 Flora (Asteroid)

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From San Diego , 8 Flora will become visible around 20:43 (PDT), 28° above your south-western horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 3 hours and 29 minutes after the Sun at 23:08.

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Name 8 Flora
Object type Asteroid
Current position
Magnitude:11.79 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.56 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:13h46m [1]
Declination:-05°43' [1]
Distance:2.69 AU
22.35 lightmin [1]
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.20 AU
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 San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

26 Aug 2023  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
12 Mar 2025  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
09 Jul 2026  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
05 Feb 2028  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
03 Jun 2029  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
19 Dec 2030  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
14 Oct 2033  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
12 Aug 2036  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
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