The asteroid 9 Metis

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From Fairfield , 9 Metis is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 4° above the horizon at dusk.

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Name 9 Metis
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Libra
Magnitude:11.87 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.33 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:14h32m [1]
Declination:-13°46' [1]
Distance:3.35 AU
27.88 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.39 AU
Eccentricity:0.123386
Inclination:5.58°
Longitude ascending node:68.90°
Argument of perihelion:6.25°
Epoch of elements:27 March 2021
Mean Anomaly at epoch:104.21°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.09 AU
Aphelion:2.68 AU
Orbital period:3.69 years
Visibility from Fairfield

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Events
20 Jul 2022  –  Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition
22 Dec 2023  –  Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition
09 May 2025  –  Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition
29 Aug 2026  –  Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition
14 Feb 2028  –  Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition
11 Jun 2029  –  Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition
16 Oct 2030  –  Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition
29 Mar 2032  –  Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition
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