The dwarf planet 136108 Haumea

Image of 136108 Haumea
© Mike Brown et al., CalTech and Keck Observatory
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From Ashburn , 136108 Haumea is visible all night. It will become visible at around 21:05 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 32° above your eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:10, 34° above your western horizon.

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Name 136108 Haumea
Object Type Dwarf Planet
Current Position
Magnitude:17.30 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:14h16m [1]
Declination:+16°49' [1]
Distance:49.55 AU
412.06 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):40.39
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:43.31 AU
Longitude ascending node:122.09°
Argument of perihelion:238.57°
Epoch of elements:16 January 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:216.19°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:35.02 AU
Aphelion:51.60 AU
Orbital period:284.99 years
15 Apr 2019  –  136108 Haumea at opposition
16 Apr 2020  –  136108 Haumea at opposition
17 Apr 2021  –  136108 Haumea at opposition
18 Apr 2022  –  136108 Haumea at opposition
20 Apr 2023  –  136108 Haumea at opposition
20 Apr 2024  –  136108 Haumea at opposition
21 Apr 2025  –  136108 Haumea at opposition
23 Apr 2026  –  136108 Haumea at opposition
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