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 in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 21:17, when it rises to an altitude of 22° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:20, 65° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:22, 43° above your western horizon.

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Name 136108 Haumea
Object Type Dwarf Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Bootes
Magnitude:17.29 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):0.20 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:14h21m [1]
Declination:+16°18' [1]
Distance:49.48 AU
411.50 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:43.21 AU
Eccentricity:0.194167
Inclination:28.21°
Longitude ascending node:122.15°
Argument of perihelion:238.72°
Epoch of elements:21 February 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:217.48°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:34.82 AU
Aphelion:51.60 AU
Orbital period:284.03 years
Events
16 Apr 2020  –  136108 Haumea at opposition
20 Oct 2020  –  136108 Haumea at solar conjunction
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
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