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(54.1776°N, 4.6264°W)
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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 ascension5h 50.5m
Declination28° 34'
ConstellationAuriga
Magnitude10.3
Distance from Earth1.669 AU
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.148 AU
Perihelion 2.093 AU
(06/11/2023)
Aphelion 2.679 AU
Period3.69 years
Eccentricity0.122802
Inclination to ecliptic 5.6°
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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