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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 ascension5h 35.6m
Declination17° 29'
ConstellationTaurus
Magnitude11.2
Distance from Earth2.713 AU
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.147 AU
Perihelion 1.793 AU
(25/09/2016)
Aphelion 2.798 AU
Period3.48 years
Eccentricity0.218896
Inclination to ecliptic 10.1°
Epoch16/02/2017
Warning!
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