The dwarf planet 134340 Pluto

Image of 134340 Pluto
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From Cambridge , 134340 Pluto is visible between 23:48 and 02:54. It will become accessible around 23:48, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 01:23, 25° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 02:54 when it sinks below 21° above your southern horizon.

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Name 134340 Pluto
Object Type Dwarf Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:14.92 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-0.40 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:19h43m [1]
Declination:-22°17' [1]
Distance:33.08 AU
275.08 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:39.86 AU
Eccentricity:0.253091
Inclination:17.10°
Longitude ascending node:110.30°
Argument of perihelion:115.26°
Epoch of elements:21 February 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:42.59°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:29.77 AU
Aphelion:49.95 AU
Orbital period:251.65 years
Events
15 Jul 2020  –  134340 Pluto at opposition
14 Jan 2021  –  134340 Pluto at solar conjunction
18 Jul 2021  –  134340 Pluto at opposition
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
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