(18) Melpomene
ephemeris date magn radius delta ra dec elong phase
Today15 Aug 202011.01.988 AU2.624 AU06h45m+15°49'41.8°19.9°
Opposition1 Feb 20219.42.405 AU1.422 AU08h57m+11°50'174.8°2.1°
(18) Melpomene - 2020-08-15

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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 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.