The asteroid 80 Sappho

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From Fairfield , 80 Sappho is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:23 (EDT) – 3 hours and 53 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 25° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:04.

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Name 80 Sappho
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Capricornus
Magnitude:12.54 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):8.06 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:20h21m [1]
Declination:-11°41' [1]
Distance:2.09 AU
17.38 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.30 AU
Eccentricity:0.200422
Inclination:8.68°
Longitude ascending node:218.68°
Argument of perihelion:139.56°
Epoch of elements:27 March 2021
Mean Anomaly at epoch:295.76°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.84 AU
Aphelion:2.76 AU
Orbital period:3.48 years
Visibility from Fairfield

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Events
28 Aug 2028  –  Asteroid 80 Sappho at opposition
11 Sep 2035  –  Asteroid 80 Sappho at opposition
23 Sep 2042  –  Asteroid 80 Sappho at opposition
06 Oct 2049  –  Asteroid 80 Sappho at opposition
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41.14°N
73.26°W
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