(29) Amphitrite
ephemeris date magn radius delta ra dec elong phase
Today27 Sep 202211.42.691 AU2.768 AU17h08m-28°40'75.1°21.1°
Opposition1 Oct 20238.92.428 AU1.428 AU00h28m+05°23'177.7°1.0°
(29) Amphitrite - 2022-09-27
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The interactive orbit chart above shows the body's path through the solar system and its position at the given date. Green and blue lines are shown perpendicular to the ecliptic plane: Green if the path is above the ecliptic plane, blue if it is below. (Left-click and drag to rotate the view; Right-click and drag to move the view; Use scroll wheel to zoom in our out.)

The orbital elements of Amphitrite are:

            e (Eccentricity)                : 0.0733965
            a (Semimajor axis)              : 2.5541712
            i (Inclination)                 : 6.08275
            Ω (Longitude of ascending node) : 356.32937
            ω (Argument of perihelion)      : 63.08942
            M (Mean anomaly)                : 165.88212
            Epoch                           : 2022 Jan 21

            L (Longitude of perihelion)     : 59.28801
            B (Latitude of perihelion)      : 5.42198
            P (Orbital period in years)     : 4.08            
        

The light curve chart below shows the estimated development of the minor planet's magnitude.


The all-sky chart below shows the path of the minor planet over the same period as the light curve. The current position is marked yellow.