80 Sappho (Asteroid)

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From San Diego , 80 Sappho is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 20:55 (PDT), 24° above your south-eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 00:10, 43° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:37, when it sinks below 21° above your south-western horizon.

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Name 80 Sappho
Object type Asteroid
Current position
Computed for:26 May 2024
Right ascension:15h39m [1]
Declination:−14°01' [1]
Magnitude:11.17 (V) [1]
Distance:1.43 AU
11.91 lightmin [1]
Angular motion (speed):24.82 arcmin/day[1]
Angular motion (pos ang):274.3°
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.30 AU
Longitude ascending node:218.65°
Argument of perihelion:139.59°
Epoch of elements:31 March 2024
Mean Anomaly at epoch:247.39°
Absolute mag (H):8.07 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.84 AU
Aphelion:2.76 AU
Orbital period:3.48 years
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

26 Aug 2028  –  Asteroid 80 Sappho at opposition
08 Sep 2035  –  Asteroid 80 Sappho at opposition
19 Sep 2042  –  Asteroid 80 Sappho at opposition
01 Oct 2049  –  Asteroid 80 Sappho at opposition
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