The asteroid 87 Sylvia

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From Ashburn (click to change), 87 Sylvia is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is 5° below the horizon at dawn.

Name 87 Sylvia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Cetus
Magnitude:13.14 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:02h15m [1]
Declination:+06°55' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:3.48 AU
Eccentricity:0.092566
Inclination:10.88°
Longitude ascending node:73.05°
Argument of perihelion:263.53°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:1.86°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:3.16 AU
Aphelion:3.80 AU
Orbital period:6.50 years

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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