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 will become visible around 20:01 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 24° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 3 hours and 22 minutes after the Sun at 22:16.

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Name 136108 Haumea
Object Type Dwarf Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Bootes
Magnitude:17.38 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):0.20 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:14h19m [1]
Declination:+15°32' [1]
Distance:51.07 AU
424.75 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:43.18 AU
Eccentricity:0.194895
Inclination:28.21°
Longitude ascending node:122.16°
Argument of perihelion:238.78°
Epoch of elements:31 May 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:217.77°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:34.77 AU
Aphelion:51.60 AU
Orbital period:283.76 years
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

Events
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
20 Apr 2024  –  136108 Haumea at opposition
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73.26°W
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