The asteroid 9 Metis

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From Fairfield , 9 Metis is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 7° from it.

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Name 9 Metis
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Capricornus
Magnitude:11.23 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:21h44m [1]
Declination:-17°37' [1]
Distance:3.46 AU
28.80 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):40.10
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.39 AU
Eccentricity:0.123077
Inclination:5.58°
Longitude ascending node:68.91°
Argument of perihelion:6.42°
Epoch of elements:16 January 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:250.10°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.09 AU
Aphelion:2.68 AU
Orbital period:3.68 years
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41.14°N
73.26°W
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