The asteroid 17705 1997 UM24

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From Ashburn (click to change), 17705 1997 UM24 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 23:32 (EDT) – 6 hours and 49 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 59° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:10.

Name 17705 1997 UM24
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Aries
Magnitude:18.43 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:02h50m [1]
Declination:+13°30' [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

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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