The dwarf planet 136108 Haumea

Image of 136108 Haumea
© Mike Brown et al., CalTech and Keck Observatory
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From Fairfield , 136108 Haumea is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:30 (EST) and reaching an altitude of 36° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:52.

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Name 136108 Haumea
Object Type Dwarf Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Bootes
Magnitude:17.43 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):0.25 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:14h25m [1]
Declination:+15°03' [1]
Distance:50.91 AU
423.39 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:43.15 AU
Eccentricity:0.195754
Inclination:28.21°
Longitude ascending node:122.17°
Argument of perihelion:238.92°
Epoch of elements:08 September 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:217.98°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:34.70 AU
Aphelion:51.59 AU
Orbital period:283.40 years
Visibility from Fairfield

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Events
17 Apr 2021  –  136108 Haumea at opposition
21 Oct 2021  –  136108 Haumea at solar conjunction
19 Apr 2022  –  136108 Haumea at opposition
23 Oct 2022  –  136108 Haumea at solar conjunction
20 Apr 2023  –  136108 Haumea at opposition
24 Oct 2023  –  136108 Haumea at solar conjunction
20 Apr 2024  –  136108 Haumea at opposition
24 Oct 2024  –  136108 Haumea at solar conjunction
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73.26°W
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