The dwarf planet 1 Ceres

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From Seattle , 1 Ceres is visible between 00:13 and 03:07. It will become accessible at around 00:13, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:40, 24° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 03:07 when it sinks to 22° above your southern horizon.

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Name 1 Ceres
Object Type Dwarf Planet
Current Position
Magnitude:7.10 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:16h29m [1]
Declination:-17°33' [1]
Distance:1.76 AU
14.63 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):37.44
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.77 AU
Longitude ascending node:80.31°
Argument of perihelion:73.37°
Epoch of elements:16 January 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:56.21°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.56 AU
Aphelion:2.98 AU
Orbital period:4.61 years
28 May 2019  –  1 Ceres at opposition
28 Aug 2020  –  1 Ceres at opposition
27 Nov 2021  –  1 Ceres at opposition
09 Feb 2022  –  Close approach of the Moon and Ceres
08 Mar 2022  –  Close approach of the Moon and Ceres
06 Apr 2022  –  Close approach of the Moon and Ceres
04 May 2022  –  Close approach of the Moon and Ceres
09 Dec 2022  –  1 Ceres at perihelion
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