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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:44  
clear_day Transit: 11:48  
SunsetSet: 15:51 south
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Dwarf Planets and Asteroids » Asteroid 18 Melpomene

Where is Asteroid 18 Melpomene?

Altitude: 34.3°   Azimuth: 177.4°   Direction: South

Asteroid 18 Melpomene is currently in the constellation of Eridanus. The current Right Ascension is 02h 48m 03s and the Declination is -04° 11’ 23”.

Right now, from the selected location (Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt), Asteroid 18 Melpomene can be observed looking in the South direction at an altitude of 34° degrees above the horizon (view Asteroid 18 Melpomene position on a interactive sky map). Given its current brightness (magnitude 8.72), 18 Melpomene is visible with the help of a binocular with a 50mm aperture, easy with a small telescope.

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02h 48m 03s
-04° 11’ 23”
Map showing Asteroid 18 Melpomene in Eridanus on December, 03 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
radio_button_checked Current altitude ≥ 30°   radio_button_checked Current altitude < 30°   radio_button_checked Below the horizon
 From: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

See also the following additional resources about Asteroid 18 Melpomene

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