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(35.2919°N, 108.1111°W)
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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 ascension20h 42.5m
Declination-21° 58'
ConstellationCapricornus
Magnitude8.0
Distance from Earth2.907 AU
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.273 AU
Perihelion 2.152 AU
(09/05/2018)
Aphelion 2.571 AU
Period3.63 years
Eccentricity0.088721
Inclination to ecliptic 7.1°
Epoch27/04/2019
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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