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(44.9202°N, 120.4259°W)
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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 ascension3h 54.3m
Declination18° 29'
ConstellationTaurus
Magnitude8.9
Distance from Earth3.664 AU
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.737 AU
Perihelion 2.558 AU
(18/09/2013)
Aphelion 2.977 AU
Period4.60 years
Eccentricity0.075683
Inclination to ecliptic 10.6°
Epoch16/02/2017
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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