134340 Pluto (Dwarf planet)

Image of 134340 Pluto
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From San Diego , 134340 Pluto is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 01:16, when it reaches an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:01, 34° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:29, 34° above your southern horizon.

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Name 134340 Pluto
Object type Dwarf planet
Current position
Magnitude:15.09 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-0.45 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:20h11m [1]
Declination:-22°39' [1]
Distance:34.06 AU
283.29 lightmin [1]
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:39.59 AU
Longitude ascending node:110.31°
Argument of perihelion:114.67°
Epoch of elements:25 February 2023
Mean Anomaly at epoch:47.87°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:29.78 AU
Aphelion:49.40 AU
Orbital period:249.12 years
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

22 Jul 2023  –  134340 Pluto at opposition
20 Jan 2024  –  134340 Pluto at solar conjunction
23 Jul 2024  –  134340 Pluto at opposition
21 Jan 2025  –  134340 Pluto at solar conjunction
25 Jul 2025  –  134340 Pluto at opposition
23 Jan 2026  –  134340 Pluto at solar conjunction
27 Jul 2026  –  134340 Pluto at opposition
25 Jan 2027  –  134340 Pluto at solar conjunction
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