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Asteroid (4) Vesta is at Opposition in the constellation Virgo on the 13th April 2014

Magnitude: 5.8
Distance to Earth: 1.232 AU
Distance to Sun: 2.221 AU



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Discovery of Asteroid 4 Vesta on the 29th March 1807 by Heinrich Wilhelm Matthäus Olbers



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Vesta

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Date: 2:40 GMT, 21st February, 2010

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Vesta is still visible through binoculars

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I just managed to get another glimpse of Vesta through binoculars. It is forming a nice upside-down isosceles triangle with Gamma and 40 Leonis.

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Date: 2:30 GMT, 17th February, 2010.


Asteroid Vesta at magnitude 6.1 located between Gamma Leonis (magnitude 2.5) and 40 Leonis (magnitude 4.8).

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