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Asteroid (9) Metis (mag: 9.7) is currently passing the star HD 88270 (mag: 6.6)

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Asteroid (9) Metis is at Opposition in the constellation Leo on the 22nd February 2017.

Magnitude: 9.0 
Distance to Earth: 1.314 AU
Distance to Sun: 2.295 AU

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On 2016 Oct 12 UT, the 200 km diameter asteroid (9) Metis will occult a 7.4 mag star in the constellation Cancer for observers along a path across SW Asia, Europe.

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Asteroid (9) Metis is at Opposition in the constellation Aquarius on the 6th September 2015. 

Magnitude: 9.2 
Distance to Earth: 1.360 AU
Distance to Sun: 2.360 AU 



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Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     Mag
2014 05 14    15 32 17.6 -16 44 16   1.6446  2.6543   177.0     1.1     9.6
2014 05 15    15 31 15.4 -16 42 34   1.6446  2.6548   177.6     0.9     9.6
2014 05 16    15 30 13.1 -16 40 52   1.6448  2.6552   177.7     0.9     9.6
2014 05 17    15 29 10.9 -16 39 10   1.6453  2.6557   177.2     1.1     9.6
2014 05 18    15 28 08.8 -16 37 29   1.6461  2.6562   176.3     1.4     9.7
2014 05 19    15 27 06.8 -16 35 48   1.6471  2.6566   175.3     1.8     9.7
2014 05 20    15 26 05.1 -16 34 08   1.6485  2.6571   174.2     2.2     9.7
2014 05 21    15 25 03.7 -16 32 30   1.6501  2.6576   173.1     2.6     9.8
2014 05 22    15 24 02.7 -16 30 52   1.6520  2.6580   172.0     3.1     9.8
2014 05 23    15 23 02.1 -16 29 16   1.6541  2.6585   170.8     3.5     9.8
2014 05 24    15 22 02.0 -16 27 41   1.6566  2.6589   169.6     3.9     9.9
2014 05 25    15 21 02.5 -16 26 08   1.6593  2.6593   168.5     4.4     9.9
2014 05 26    15 20 03.7 -16 24 37   1.6623  2.6598   167.3     4.8     9.9
2014 05 27    15 19 05.5 -16 23 09   1.6655  2.6602   166.1     5.2     9.9
2014 05 28    15 18 08.1 -16 21 43   1.6690  2.6606   164.9     5.7    10.0
2014 05 29    15 17 11.6 -16 20 19   1.6728  2.6610   163.8     6.1    10.0
2014 05 30    15 16 15.9 -16 18 59   1.6768  2.6614   162.6     6.5    10.0
2014 05 31    15 15 21.2 -16 17 41   1.6811  2.6618   161.4     7.0    10.0


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Asteroid (9) Metis is at Opposition in the constellation Libra on the 15th May, 2014.

Distance to Earth: 1.645 AU
Distance to Sun: 2.655 AU
Magnitude: 9.6



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On 2014 Mar 07 UT, the 200 km diameter asteroid (9) Metis will occult a 7.9 mag star in the constellation Libra for observers along a path across Middle East, Europe.
In the case of an occultation, the combined light of the asteroid and the star will drop by 3.2 mag to 11.1 mag (the magnitude of the asteroid) for at most 24.5 seconds.

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Asteroid (9) Metis is at Opposition on the 1st January, 2013. 

Magnitude: 8.5 
Distance to Earth: 1.137 au 
Distance to Sun: 2.118 au



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Asteroid 9 Metis is at Opposition (9.6 Magnitude) on the 27th July, 2011.



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Google Earth file: Asteroid (9) Metis.kmz (9kb, kmz)



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