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Asteroid (103) Hera, at mag 11.5, passes less than 30' from Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak, at mag 12.3, at ~11:00 UT, 11th February 2017

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Asteroid (103) Hera is at Opposition in the constellation Leo on the 10th February 2017.

Magnitude: 11.5 
Distance to Earth: 1.933 AU
Distance to Sun: 2.920 AU 

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On 2014 July 30, asteroid (103) Hera will occult a 6.1 mag star in Sagittarius for S American and African observers
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Asteroid (103) Hera is at Opposition in the constellation Sagittarius on the 7th July 2014

Magnitude: 10.8
Distance to Earth: 1.513 AU
Distance to Sun: 2.527 AU

Ephemeris

Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     Mag
2014 07 01    19 07 04.6 -17 35 06   1.5211  2.5308   171.4     3.5    10.9
2014 07 02    19 06 11.7 -17 38 14   1.5191  2.5302   172.3     3.1    10.9
2014 07 03    19 05 18.4 -17 41 25   1.5173  2.5297   173.2     2.7    10.9
2014 07 04    19 04 24.8 -17 44 40   1.5158  2.5291   174.0     2.4    10.8
2014 07 05    19 03 30.9 -17 47 57   1.5146  2.5286   174.6     2.2    10.8
2014 07 06    19 02 36.8 -17 51 16   1.5136  2.5280   175.1     2.0    10.8
2014 07 07    19 01 42.7 -17 54 38   1.5129  2.5274   175.3     1.9    10.8
2014 07 08    19 00 48.5 -17 58 02   1.5124  2.5269   175.2     1.9    10.8
2014 07 09    18 59 54.3 -18 01 28   1.5122  2.5263   174.8     2.1    10.8
2014 07 10    18 59 00.2 -18 04 56   1.5123  2.5258   174.2     2.3    10.8
2014 07 11    18 58 06.2 -18 08 26   1.5126  2.5253   173.5     2.6    10.9
2014 07 12    18 57 12.5 -18 11 57   1.5132  2.5247   172.6     3.0    10.9
2014 07 13    18 56 19.1 -18 15 29   1.5140  2.5242   171.7     3.3    10.9
2014 07 14    18 55 26.1 -18 19 03   1.5151  2.5236   170.7     3.7    10.9
2014 07 15    18 54 33.4 -18 22 38   1.5165  2.5231   169.7     4.1    10.9
2014 07 16    18 53 41.3 -18 26 14   1.5181  2.5226   168.7     4.5    11.0
2014 07 17    18 52 49.7 -18 29 51   1.5200  2.5221   167.6     5.0    11.0
2014 07 18    18 51 58.7 -18 33 28   1.5221  2.5215   166.5     5.4    11.0
2014 07 19    18 51 08.4 -18 37 06   1.5245  2.5210   165.4     5.8    11.0
2014 07 20    18 50 18.8 -18 40 44   1.5271  2.5205   164.3     6.2    11.1
2014 07 21    18 49 30.0 -18 44 22   1.5300  2.5200   163.2     6.7    11.1
2014 07 22    18 48 42.1 -18 48 00   1.5331  2.5195   162.1     7.1    11.1
2014 07 23    18 47 55.1 -18 51 38   1.5364  2.5190   161.0     7.5    11.1
2014 07 24    18 47 09.1 -18 55 16   1.5401  2.5185   159.9     8.0    11.2
2014 07 25    18 46 24.1 -18 58 54   1.5439  2.5180   158.8     8.4    11.2
2014 07 26    18 45 40.3 -19 02 31   1.5480  2.5175   157.7     8.8    11.2
2014 07 27    18 44 57.6 -19 06 07   1.5523  2.5170   156.6     9.2    11.2
2014 07 28    18 44 16.1 -19 09 43   1.5569  2.5165   155.5     9.6    11.3
2014 07 29    18 43 35.9 -19 13 18   1.5617  2.5160   154.4    10.0    11.3
2014 07 30    18 42 57.0 -19 16 53   1.5667  2.5155   153.3    10.4    11.3
2014 07 31    18 42 19.4 -19 20 26   1.5719  2.5150   152.2    10.8    11.3


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Asteroid (103) Hera is at Opposition on the 19th March, 2013. 

Magnitude: 11.6 
Distance to Earth: 1.88 au
Distance to Sun: 2.88 au

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Asteroid (103) Hera was discovered by J. C. Watson on September 7, 1868



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Asteroid (103) Hera is a large main-belt asteroid. It has a silicate surface composition. It was discovered by J. C. Watson on September 7, 1868, and named after Hera, queen of the gods in Greek mythology.
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Ephemeris

Date       UT      R.A. (J2000) Decl.    Delta     r     El.    Ph.   V 
2011 10 06 000000 06 31 13.7 +18 02 06   2.494   2.763   94.8  21.1  12.9
2011 10 10 000000 06 33 56.0 +17 55 50   2.443   2.766   98.0  20.9  12.8
2011 10 14 000000 06 36 18.1 +17 49 38   2.393   2.769  101.4  20.7  12.8
2011 10 18 000000 06 38 18.9 +17 43 36   2.344   2.772  104.9  20.3  12.7
2011 10 22 000000 06 39 57.3 +17 37 51   2.295   2.775  108.4  19.9  12.7
2011 10 26 000000 06 41 12.0 +17 32 29   2.248   2.779  112.1  19.4  12.6
2011 10 30 000000 06 42 02.2 +17 27 36   2.201   2.782  115.8  18.7  12.6
2011 11 03 000000 06 42 27.0 +17 23 18   2.156   2.785  119.7  18.0  12.5
2011 11 07 000000 06 42 26.0 +17 19 40   2.113   2.788  123.7  17.2  12.4
2011 11 11 000000 06 41 58.7 +17 16 46   2.072   2.791  127.8  16.3  12.3
2011 11 15 000000 06 41 05.1 +17 14 40   2.034   2.794  132.0  15.3  12.3
2011 11 19 000000 06 39 45.0 +17 13 25   1.998   2.797  136.3  14.1  12.2
2011 11 23 000000 06 37 58.9 +17 13 05   1.965   2.800  140.7  12.9  12.1
2011 11 27 000000 06 35 47.7 +17 13 39   1.935   2.803  145.2  11.6  12.0
2011 12 01 000000 06 33 13.0 +17 15 09   1.909   2.806  149.8  10.2  12.0
2011 12 05 000000 06 30 17.1 +17 17 33   1.887   2.809  154.4   8.7  11.9
2011 12 09 000000 06 27 02.6 +17 20 49   1.869   2.811  159.1   7.2  11.8
2011 12 13 000000 06 23 32.4 +17 24 54   1.856   2.814  163.7   5.6  11.7
2011 12 17 000000 06 19 50.0 +17 29 44   1.846   2.817  168.2   4.1  11.6
2011 12 21 000000 06 15 59.2 +17 35 17   1.842   2.820  172.2   2.7  11.5
2011 12 25 000000 06 12 04.1 +17 41 27   1.842   2.823  174.3   2.0  11.5
2011 12 29 000000 06 08 09.3 +17 48 12   1.847   2.825  172.6   2.6  11.5


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