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Asteroid 18 Melpomene

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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 ascension2h 37.3m
Declination2° 3'
ConstellationCetus
Magnitude10.0
Distance from Earth1.525 AU
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.918 AU
Perihelion 1.795 AU
(04/04/2013)
Aphelion 2.796 AU
Period3.48 years
Eccentricity0.218098
Inclination to ecliptic 10.1°
Epoch18/04/2013
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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