136199 Eris (Dwarf planet)

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From Seattle , 136199 Eris is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 17:38 (PST), 27° above your south-eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:39, 41° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:18, when it sinks below 21° above your south-western horizon.

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Name 136199 Eris
Object type Dwarf planet
Current position
Constellation:Cetus
Magnitude:18.79 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-1.11 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:01h45m [1]
Declination:-01°08' [1]
Distance:95.21 AU
791.83 lightmin [1]
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:68.07 AU
Eccentricity:0.432527
Inclination:43.84°
Longitude ascending node:36.03°
Argument of perihelion:151.29°
Epoch of elements:21 January 2022
Mean Anomaly at epoch:207.50°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:38.63 AU
Aphelion:97.51 AU
Orbital period:561.60 years
Visibility from Seattle

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Events
14 Apr 2023  –  136199 Eris at solar conjunction
18 Oct 2023  –  136199 Eris at opposition
14 Apr 2024  –  136199 Eris at solar conjunction
17 Oct 2024  –  136199 Eris at opposition
14 Apr 2025  –  136199 Eris at solar conjunction
18 Oct 2025  –  136199 Eris at opposition
15 Apr 2026  –  136199 Eris at solar conjunction
18 Oct 2026  –  136199 Eris at opposition
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