The dwarf planet 136472 Makemake

Image of 136472 Makemake
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From Ashburn , 136472 Makemake will become visible at around 21:58 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 64° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 7 hours and 11 minutes after the Sun at 03:48.

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Name 136472 Makemake
Object Type Dwarf Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Magnitude:17.17 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:13h00m [1]
Declination:+24°17' [1]
Distance:52.46 AU
436.28 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):40.14
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:45.59 AU
Longitude ascending node:79.64°
Argument of perihelion:295.22°
Epoch of elements:16 January 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:163.48°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:38.42 AU
Aphelion:52.76 AU
Orbital period:307.86 years
25 Mar 2020  –  136472 Makemake at opposition
27 Mar 2021  –  136472 Makemake at opposition
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