The dwarf planet 134340 Pluto

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From Seattle , 134340 Pluto is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 19° above the horizon.

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Name 134340 Pluto
Object Type Dwarf Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:15.07 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-0.45 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:-5h-14m [1]
Declination:-22°50' [1]
Distance:33.86 AU
281.57 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:39.82 AU
Eccentricity:0.251465
Inclination:17.10°
Longitude ascending node:110.30°
Argument of perihelion:115.38°
Epoch of elements:27 March 2021
Mean Anomaly at epoch:44.22°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:29.81 AU
Aphelion:49.83 AU
Orbital period:251.27 years
Visibility from Seattle

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Events
16 Jan 2022  –  134340 Pluto at solar conjunction
20 Jul 2022  –  134340 Pluto at opposition
18 Jan 2023  –  134340 Pluto at solar conjunction
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
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