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Asteroid 18 Melpomene

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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 ascension20h 53.2m
Declination-18° 12'
ConstellationCapricornus
Magnitude10.9
Distance from Earth2.328 AU
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.889 AU
Perihelion 1.796 AU
(19/03/2020)
Aphelion 2.795 AU
Period3.48 years
Eccentricity0.217505
Inclination to ecliptic 10.1°
Epoch31/05/2020
Warning!
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