The asteroid 11687 1998 FM40

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From Cambridge , 11687 1998 FM40 will become visible around 21:39 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 23° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 4 hours and 5 minutes after the Sun at 00:20.

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Name 11687 1998 FM40
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:18.50 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:14h08m [1]
Declination:-13°22' [1]
Distance:1.69 AU
14.04 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):48.93
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.57 AU
Eccentricity:0.238137
Inclination:1.14°
Longitude ascending node:257.82°
Argument of perihelion:30.19°
Epoch of elements:27 April 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:311.98°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.96 AU
Aphelion:3.19 AU
Orbital period:4.13 years

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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