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Asteroid 4 Vesta

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view=60°, Limiting magnitude=5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view=5°, Limiting magnitude=10)
 
Position
Right ascension5h 26.8m
Declination23° 18'
ConstellationTaurus
Magnitude7.9
Distance from Earth2.072 AU
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.542 AU
Perihelion 2.149 AU
(28/12/2021)
Aphelion 2.573 AU
Period3.63 years
Eccentricity0.089897
Inclination to ecliptic 7.1°
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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