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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 11.4m
Declination18° 41'
ConstellationLeo
Magnitude10.6
Distance from Earth1.855 AU
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.385 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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