The asteroid 80 Sappho

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From Cambridge , 80 Sappho is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 19° from it.

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Name 80 Sappho
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Sextans
Magnitude:13.40 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):7.98 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:10h22m [1]
Declination:+03°38' [1]
Distance:3.60 AU
29.93 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.30 AU
Eccentricity:0.200033
Inclination:8.68°
Longitude ascending node:218.70°
Argument of perihelion:139.65°
Epoch of elements:27 April 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:97.26°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.84 AU
Aphelion:2.76 AU
Orbital period:3.48 years
Events
27 Aug 2028  –  Asteroid 80 Sappho at opposition
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42.38°N
71.11°W
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