The planet Uranus

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From Seattle , Uranus is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 22:09 (PDT) and reaching an altitude of 55° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 04:56.

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Name Uranus
Object Type Superior Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Aries
Magnitude:5.75 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-7.17 [1]
Slope parameter (n):2.00 [1]
Right ascension:02h16m [1]
Declination:+13°07' [1]
Distance:19.39 AU
161.23 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:19.29 AU
Eccentricity:0.047285
Inclination:0.77°
Longitude ascending node:74.06°
Argument of perihelion:102.99°
Epoch of elements:15 January 1985
Mean Anomaly at epoch:72.20°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:18.38 AU
Aphelion:20.21 AU
Orbital period:84.75 years
Source
[1] Robin M. Green, Spherical Astronomy, 1985, ISBN 0-521-31779-7
Events
28 Oct 2019  –  Uranus at opposition
31 Oct 2020  –  Uranus at opposition
20 Jan 2021  –  Close approach of Mars and Uranus
07 Jun 2021  –  Close approach of the Moon and Uranus
04 Jul 2021  –  Close approach of the Moon and Uranus
31 Jul 2021  –  Close approach of the Moon and Uranus
28 Aug 2021  –  Close approach of the Moon and Uranus
24 Sep 2021  –  Close approach of the Moon and Uranus
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