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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 ascension3h 59.7m
Declination11° 1'
ConstellationTaurus
Magnitude10.6
Distance from Earth1.938 AU
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.037 AU
Perihelion 1.794 AU
(11/09/2023)
Aphelion 2.797 AU
Period3.48 years
Eccentricity0.218341
Inclination to ecliptic 10.1°
Epoch31/03/2024
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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