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© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 9 Metis at opposition

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Sat, 05 Sep 2015
21:10 EDT
5 days away

Asteroid 9 Metis is well placed for observation.
The sky on 31 August 2015
Sunrise: 06:36
Sunset: 19:42
Twilight from 05:02
until 21:16
All times shown in EDT.

17-day old moon
Age of Moon:
17 days

RiseCulm.Set
Mercury08:5314:4520:36
Venus04:5911:3218:04
Moon21:0602:2708:28
Mars04:3711:4018:43
Jupiter06:1812:5719:35
Saturn13:1618:1823:20

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© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 15 Eunomia at opposition
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Fri, 02 Oct 2015 at 20:04 EDT
32 days away

© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 29 Amphitrite at opposition
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 at 04:52 EDT
55 days away

© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 39 Laetitia at opposition
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Fri, 06 Nov 2015 at 18:33 EST
67 days away

© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa at opposition
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Fri, 20 Nov 2015 at 17:32 EST
81 days away

© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 27 Euterpe at opposition
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 at 04:53 EST
116 days away

© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 at 09:39 EST
168 days away

© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 at 00:32 EDT
357 days away

© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 11 Parthenope at opposition
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 at 04:18 EDT
395 days away

© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 18 Melpomene at opposition
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 at 16:42 EDT
418 days away

© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 14 Irene at opposition
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 at 07:08 EST
537 days away

© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 21 Lutetia at opposition
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 at 05:31 EDT
16 days ago

© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 at 21:36 EDT
81 days ago

© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 532 Herculina at opposition
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Tue, 19 May 2015 at 02:18 EDT
104 days ago

© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
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Fri, 06 Mar 2015 at 08:28 EST
178 days ago

© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 at 03:05 EST
197 days ago

© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 3 Juno at opposition
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 at 17:16 EST
213 days ago

© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 6 Hebe at opposition
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 at 11:08 EST
288 days ago

© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 12 Victoria at opposition
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Tue, 09 Sep 2014 at 03:23 EDT
356 days ago

© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 at 15:29 EST
551 days ago

© NASA/Galileo 1993. Pictured asteroid is 243 Ida.

Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 at 19:23 EDT
669 days ago