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Asteroid 1 Ceres

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view=60°, Limiting magnitude=5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view=5°, Limiting magnitude=10)
 
Position
Right ascension17h 38.3m
Declination-23° 28'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Magnitude8.9
Distance from Earth3.780 AU
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.821 AU
Perihelion 2.557 AU
(06/02/2009)
Aphelion 2.979 AU
Period4.61 years
Eccentricity0.076167
Inclination to ecliptic 10.6°
Epoch18/04/2013
Warning!
Never attempt to observe objects close to the sun without taking the proper precautions. In particular, never point optical instruments near the sun and look through them, or you risk permanent eye damage or blindness.
 

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