The asteroid 11687 1998 FM40

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From Fairfield , 11687 1998 FM40 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:31 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 34° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:36, 36° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:42, when it sinks to 21° above your south-western horizon.

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Name 11687 1998 FM40
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:17.57 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:13h48m [1]
Declination:-12°22' [1]
Distance:1.28 AU
10.67 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):48.60
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.57 AU
Eccentricity:0.238072
Inclination:1.14°
Longitude ascending node:257.82°
Argument of perihelion:30.22°
Epoch of elements:16 January 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:288.09°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.96 AU
Aphelion:3.19 AU
Orbital period:4.13 years

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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