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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 57.5m
Declination-22° 11'
ConstellationCapricornus
Magnitude11.5
Distance from Earth2.799 AU
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.423 AU
Perihelion 2.091 AU
(01/03/2020)
Aphelion 2.680 AU
Period3.68 years
Eccentricity0.123536
Inclination to ecliptic 5.6°
Epoch09/08/2022
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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