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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 ascension18h 11.5m
Declination-19° 2'
ConstellationSagittarius
Magnitude12.4
Distance from Earth3.045 AU
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.686 AU
Perihelion 2.081 AU
(30/01/2016)
Aphelion 3.066 AU
Period4.13 years
Eccentricity0.191515
Inclination to ecliptic 5.4°
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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