The asteroid 80 Sappho

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From Ashburn (click to change), 80 Sappho is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:31 (EDT) – 4 hours and 26 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 34° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 04:40.

Name 80 Sappho
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Aries
Magnitude:12.21 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:03h24m [1]
Declination:+20°32' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.30 AU
Eccentricity:0.199903
Inclination:8.68°
Longitude ascending node:218.70°
Argument of perihelion:139.68°
Epoch of elements:30 June 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:12.26°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.84 AU
Aphelion:2.75 AU
Orbital period:3.48 years
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39.04°N
77.49°W
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