The dwarf planet 134340 Pluto

Image of 134340 Pluto
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From Fairfield , 134340 Pluto is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 13° above the horizon at dusk.

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Name 134340 Pluto
Object Type Dwarf Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:15.09 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-0.45 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:19h41m [1]
Declination:-22°33' [1]
Distance:34.94 AU
290.58 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:39.85 AU
Eccentricity:0.252369
Inclination:17.10°
Longitude ascending node:110.30°
Argument of perihelion:115.37°
Epoch of elements:08 September 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:43.36°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:29.79 AU
Aphelion:49.91 AU
Orbital period:251.56 years
Visibility from Fairfield

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Events
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
23 Jul 2024  –  134340 Pluto at opposition
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