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Asteroid (114) Kassandra is at Opposition in the constellation Gemini on the 28th December 2017.

Magnitude: 11.4 V
Distance to Earth: 1.484 AU
Distance to Sun: 2.462 AU



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Asteroid (114) Kassandra was discovered by C. H. F. Peters on July 23, 1871

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Date       UT      R.A. (J2000) Decl.    Delta     r     El.    Ph.   Mag
2014 07 22 000000 11 46 21.5 +03 54 37   2.788   2.381   56.4  20.8  13.4
2014 07 23 000000 11 47 56.4 +03 45 01   2.798   2.382   55.9  20.7  13.4
2014 07 24 000000 11 49 31.5 +03 35 22   2.809   2.383   55.4  20.5  13.4
2014 07 25 000000 11 51 06.8 +03 25 41   2.820   2.384   54.8  20.4  13.4
2014 07 26 000000 11 52 42.4 +03 15 58   2.830   2.385   54.3  20.2  13.4
2014 07 27 000000 11 54 18.2 +03 06 13   2.841   2.386   53.8  20.1  13.4
2014 07 28 000000 11 55 54.2 +02 56 26   2.851   2.387   53.3  19.9  13.4
2014 07 29 000000 11 57 30.4 +02 46 37   2.861   2.388   52.7  19.8  13.4
2014 07 30 000000 11 59 06.9 +02 36 46   2.872   2.388   52.2  19.6  13.4
2014 07 31 000000 12 00 43.6 +02 26 53   2.882   2.389   51.7  19.5  13.4
2014 08 01 000000 12 02 20.5 +02 16 59   2.892   2.390   51.2  19.3  13.4
2014 08 02 000000 12 03 57.6 +02 07 03   2.902   2.391   50.7  19.2  13.4
2014 08 03 000000 12 05 35.0 +01 57 05   2.912   2.392   50.1  19.0  13.4
2014 08 04 000000 12 07 12.5 +01 47 06   2.922   2.393   49.6  18.8  13.4
2014 08 05 000000 12 08 50.2 +01 37 06   2.932   2.394   49.1  18.7  13.4
2014 08 06 000000 12 10 28.1 +01 27 04   2.942   2.395   48.6  18.5  13.5
2014 08 07 000000 12 12 06.2 +01 17 01   2.952   2.396   48.1  18.4  13.5
2014 08 08 000000 12 13 44.5 +01 06 57   2.962   2.397   47.6  18.2  13.5
2014 08 09 000000 12 15 23.0 +00 56 51   2.972   2.398   47.0  18.0  13.5
2014 08 10 000000 12 17 01.6 +00 46 45   2.981   2.399   46.5  17.9  13.5


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Asteroid (114) Kassandra is at Opposition in the constellation Leo on the 20th February 2014.

Magnitude: 10.8
Distance to Earth: 1.326 AU
Distance to Sun: 2.315 AU



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114 Kassandra is a large and dark main-belt asteroid. It belongs to the rare class T. It was discovered by C. H. F. Peters on July 23, 1871, and is named after Cassandra, the prophetess in the tales of the Trojan War. The asteroid is featured in the 2009 film Meteor: Path to Destruction, in which it is split in two by a comet, and set on a collision course with Earth.
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