The asteroid 3200 Phaethon

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From Ashburn , 3200 Phaethon will become visible at around 18:50 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 53° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 5 hours and 53 minutes after the Sun at 23:38.

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Name 3200 Phaethon
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Aries
Magnitude:19.03 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:01h54m [1]
Declination:+21°04' [1]
Distance:2.18 AU
18.15 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):48.91
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:1.27 AU
Eccentricity:0.889905
Inclination:22.26°
Longitude ascending node:265.22°
Argument of perihelion:322.18°
Epoch of elements:16 January 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:245.19°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:0.14 AU
Aphelion:2.40 AU
Orbital period:1.43 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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