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CentaurZ

Asteroid 8 Flora Opposes Sun 2020 NOV 01

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Asteroid 8 Flora is currently the second brightest asteroid at magnitude +8.2, barely dimmer than 4 Vesta at +8.1. Flora will appear within Cetus in opposition to the Sun on 2020 NOV 01 at magnitude +8.0.

Flora was discovered in 1847. It has a mean diameter of 128 km. It is the innermost large asteroid.

Photos and descriptions of Flora would be welcome additions to this thread.

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Edited by CentaurZ

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