The asteroid 987 Wallia

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From Ashburn (click to change), 987 Wallia is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:49 (EDT) – 5 hours and 3 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 42° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:48.

Name 987 Wallia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Cancer
Magnitude:15.91 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:08h06m [1]
Declination:+25°20' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:3.14 AU
Eccentricity:0.235696
Inclination:8.91°
Longitude ascending node:322.66°
Argument of perihelion:16.20°
Epoch of elements:30 June 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:86.20°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.40 AU
Aphelion:3.88 AU
Orbital period:5.57 years

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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