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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 ascension20h 59.2m
Declination-20° 55'
ConstellationCapricornus
Magnitude11.3
Distance from Earth3.475 AU
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.507 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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