The asteroid 11687 1998 FM40

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From Fairfield , 11687 1998 FM40 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:01 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 33° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 04:07.

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Name 11687 1998 FM40
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Aries
Magnitude:19.47 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):14.50 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:02h08m [1]
Declination:+14°02' [1]
Distance:2.49 AU
20.67 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.57 AU
Eccentricity:0.237989
Inclination:1.14°
Longitude ascending node:257.82°
Argument of perihelion:30.09°
Epoch of elements:21 February 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:23.61°
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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