The asteroid 980 Anacostia

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From Ashburn (click to change), 980 Anacostia is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 20:52, when it rises 24° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:30, 84° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:48, 50° above your western horizon.

Name 980 Anacostia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Auriga
Brightness (V):Mag 11.9
Right Ascension:06h18m
Declination:+33°49'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.74 AU
Eccentricity:0.202898
Inclination:15.90°
Longitude ascending node:285.81°
Argument of perihelion:70.11°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:44.47°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.18 AU
Aphelion:3.30 AU
Orbital period:4.54 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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