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Asteroid 9 Metis

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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 9.0m
Declination-26° 56'
ConstellationSagittarius
Magnitude11.6
Distance from Earth2.857 AU
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.605 AU
Perihelion 2.092 AU
(25/06/2016)
Aphelion 2.679 AU
Period3.68 years
Eccentricity0.123114
Inclination to ecliptic 5.6°
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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