The asteroid 17705 1997 UM24

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From Ashburn , 17705 1997 UM24 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 17:54 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 46° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:34, 65° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:30, when it sinks to 22° above your western horizon.

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Name 17705 1997 UM24
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Aries
Magnitude:17.61 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:01h59m [1]
Declination:+14°13' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.32 AU
Eccentricity:0.058195
Inclination:6.59°
Longitude ascending node:40.13°
Argument of perihelion:121.52°
Epoch of elements:30 June 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:209.65°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.18 AU
Aphelion:2.45 AU
Orbital period:3.53 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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