The dwarf planet 136199 Eris

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From Fairfield , 136199 Eris is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 17:36 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 29° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:45, 47° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:43, when it sinks below 21° above your south-western horizon.

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Name 136199 Eris
Object Type Dwarf Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Cetus
Magnitude:18.80 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-1.10 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:01h44m [1]
Declination:-01°40' [1]
Distance:95.30 AU
792.60 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:67.91 AU
Eccentricity:0.435239
Inclination:44.00°
Longitude ascending node:35.97°
Argument of perihelion:151.59°
Epoch of elements:08 September 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:206.20°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:38.35 AU
Aphelion:97.46 AU
Orbital period:559.59 years
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

Events
13 Apr 2021  –  136199 Eris at solar conjunction
17 Oct 2021  –  136199 Eris at opposition
14 Apr 2022  –  136199 Eris at solar conjunction
18 Oct 2022  –  136199 Eris at opposition
14 Apr 2023  –  136199 Eris at solar conjunction
18 Oct 2023  –  136199 Eris at opposition
14 Apr 2024  –  136199 Eris at solar conjunction
17 Oct 2024  –  136199 Eris at opposition
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73.26°W
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