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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 ascension10h 29.9m
Declination19° 51'
ConstellationLeo
Magnitude9.1
Distance from Earth1.326 AU
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.303 AU
Perihelion 2.095 AU
(23/06/2016)
Aphelion 2.677 AU
Period3.69 years
Eccentricity0.122001
Inclination to ecliptic 5.6°
Epoch16/02/2017
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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