The asteroid 9 Metis

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From Ashburn (click to change), 9 Metis is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 24° above the horizon.

Name 9 Metis
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:10.39 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:17h11m [1]
Declination:-26°14' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.39 AU
Eccentricity:0.122779
Inclination:5.58°
Longitude ascending node:68.91°
Argument of perihelion:6.36°
Epoch of elements:30 June 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:196.68°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.09 AU
Aphelion:2.68 AU
Orbital period:3.69 years
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39.04°N
77.49°W
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