The dwarf planet 1 Ceres

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From Cambridge , 1 Ceres is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 16° above the horizon at dawn.

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Name 1 Ceres
Object Type Dwarf Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Aquarius
Magnitude:8.94 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):3.40 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:23h02m [1]
Declination:-17°03' [1]
Distance:2.72 AU
22.58 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.77 AU
Eccentricity:0.077129
Inclination:10.59°
Longitude ascending node:80.30°
Argument of perihelion:73.77°
Epoch of elements:21 February 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:141.25°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.56 AU
Aphelion:2.98 AU
Orbital period:4.61 years
Events
17 Aug 2020  –  1 Ceres at aphelion
28 Aug 2020  –  1 Ceres at opposition
07 Apr 2021  –  1 Ceres at solar conjunction
27 Nov 2021  –  1 Ceres at opposition
21 Jul 2022  –  1 Ceres at solar conjunction
12 Dec 2022  –  1 Ceres at perihelion
20 Mar 2023  –  1 Ceres at opposition
20 Nov 2023  –  1 Ceres at solar conjunction
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