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Asteroid 4 Vesta

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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 ascension16h 58.9m
Declination-16° 56'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Magnitude7.6
Distance from Earth2.208 AU
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.169 AU
Perihelion 2.152 AU
(21/09/2014)
Aphelion 2.572 AU
Period3.63 years
Eccentricity0.089068
Inclination to ecliptic 7.1°
Epoch23/03/2018
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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