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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 ascension13h 23.7m
Declination-1° 56'
ConstellationVirgo
Magnitude10.8
Distance from Earth2.009 AU
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.407 AU
Perihelion 2.092 AU
(02/03/2020)
Aphelion 2.680 AU
Period3.69 years
Eccentricity0.123300
Inclination to ecliptic 5.6°
Epoch31/05/2020
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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