The dwarf planet 136199 Eris

Image of 136199 Eris
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From Ashburn , 136199 Eris is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 16° from it.

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Name 136199 Eris
Object Type Dwarf Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Cetus
Magnitude:18.80 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:01h44m [1]
Declination:-01°48' [1]
Distance:97.03 AU
806.93 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):40.43
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:67.72 AU
Eccentricity:0.439463
Inclination:44.16°
Longitude ascending node:35.90°
Argument of perihelion:151.67°
Epoch of elements:16 January 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:205.29°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:37.96 AU
Aphelion:97.48 AU
Orbital period:557.28 years
Events
17 Oct 2019  –  136199 Eris at opposition
16 Oct 2020  –  136199 Eris at opposition
17 Oct 2021  –  136199 Eris at opposition
17 Oct 2022  –  136199 Eris at opposition
18 Oct 2023  –  136199 Eris at opposition
17 Oct 2024  –  136199 Eris at opposition
18 Oct 2025  –  136199 Eris at opposition
18 Oct 2026  –  136199 Eris at opposition
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