The asteroid 85 Io

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From Ashburn (click to change), 85 Io is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:18 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 27° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:13, 57° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:29, when it sinks to 24° above your western horizon.

Name 85 Io
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Orion
Brightness (V):Mag 12.2
Right Ascension:05h57m
Declination:+06°46'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.65 AU
Eccentricity:0.194121
Inclination:11.96°
Longitude ascending node:203.12°
Argument of perihelion:123.11°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:83.68°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.14 AU
Aphelion:3.17 AU
Orbital period:4.32 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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