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Asteroid 5 Astraea

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view=60°, Limiting magnitude=5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view=2°, Limiting magnitude=12)
 
Position
Right ascension2h 16.1m
Declination9° 25'
ConstellationCetus
Magnitude12.2
Distance from Earth3.376 AU
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.525 AU
Perihelion 2.084 AU
(14/12/2011)
Aphelion 3.066 AU
Period4.13 years
Eccentricity0.190742
Inclination to ecliptic 5.4°
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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