The asteroid 9 Metis

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From Fairfield , 9 Metis is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 22:39 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 56° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:00.

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Name 9 Metis
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Cetus
Magnitude:10.19 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.28 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.17 [1]
Right ascension:02h26m [1]
Declination:+07°43' [1]
Distance:1.62 AU
13.51 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.39 AU
Eccentricity:0.123114
Inclination:5.58°
Longitude ascending node:68.91°
Argument of perihelion:6.42°
Epoch of elements:27 April 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:276.86°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.09 AU
Aphelion:2.68 AU
Orbital period:3.68 years
Events
25 Oct 2019  –  Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition
05 Apr 2021  –  Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition
21 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
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41.14°N
73.26°W
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