9 Metis (Asteroid)

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From Fairfield , 9 Metis is visible between 18:10 and 05:20. It will become accessible around 18:10, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 23:45, 76° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 05:20 when it sinks below 21° above your western horizon.

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Name 9 Metis
Object type Asteroid
Current position
Magnitude:8.40 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.32 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:06h02m [1]
Declination:+27°19' [1]
Distance:1.12 AU
9.30 lightmin [1]
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.39 AU
Longitude ascending node:68.88°
Argument of perihelion:5.90°
Epoch of elements:25 February 2023
Mean Anomaly at epoch:291.84°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.09 AU
Aphelion:2.68 AU
Orbital period:3.69 years
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

22 Dec 2023  –  Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition
09 May 2025  –  Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition
28 Aug 2026  –  Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition
13 Feb 2028  –  Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition
10 Jun 2029  –  Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition
15 Oct 2030  –  Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition
28 Mar 2032  –  Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition
13 Jul 2033  –  Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition
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