The dwarf planet 136108 Haumea

Image of 136108 Haumea
© Mike Brown et al., CalTech and Keck Observatory
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From Fairfield , 136108 Haumea is visible all night. It will become visible around 20:43 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 22° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:44, 64° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:03, 40° above your western horizon.

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Name 136108 Haumea
Object Type Dwarf Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Bootes
Magnitude:17.33 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):0.25 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:-10h-35m [1]
Declination:+16°04' [1]
Distance:49.37 AU
410.59 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:43.08 AU
Eccentricity:0.197152
Inclination:28.21°
Longitude ascending node:122.16°
Argument of perihelion:239.19°
Epoch of elements:27 March 2021
Mean Anomaly at epoch:218.40°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:34.59 AU
Aphelion:51.58 AU
Orbital period:282.79 years
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

Events
17 Apr 2021  –  136108 Haumea at opposition
21 Oct 2021  –  136108 Haumea at solar conjunction
19 Apr 2022  –  136108 Haumea at opposition
23 Oct 2022  –  136108 Haumea at solar conjunction
20 Apr 2023  –  136108 Haumea at opposition
24 Oct 2023  –  136108 Haumea at solar conjunction
20 Apr 2024  –  136108 Haumea at opposition
24 Oct 2024  –  136108 Haumea at solar conjunction
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73.26°W
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