The planet Mars

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From Cambridge , Mars is difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 13° above the horizon. It will become visible at around 21:06 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 13° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 2 hours and 29 minutes after the Sun at 22:36.

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Name Mars
Object Type Superior Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Gemini
Magnitude:1.74 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:06h26m [1]
Declination:+24°26' [1]
Distance:2.39 AU
19.91 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):31.41
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:1.52 AU
Eccentricity:0.093298
Inclination:1.85°
Longitude ascending node:49.60°
Argument of perihelion:286.34°
Epoch of elements:14 January 1985
Mean Anomaly at epoch:-324.07°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.38 AU
Aphelion:1.67 AU
Orbital period:1.88 years
Source
[1] Robin M. Green, Spherical Astronomy, 1985, ISBN 0-521-31779-7
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71.11°W
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