The dwarf planet 136472 Makemake

Image of 136472 Makemake
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From Ashburn , 136472 Makemake is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 21:39, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 03:03, 74° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:46, 52° above your western horizon.

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Name 136472 Makemake
Object Type Dwarf Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Magnitude:17.20 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-0.10 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:13h11m [1]
Declination:+23°29' [1]
Distance:51.82 AU
430.99 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:45.46 AU
Eccentricity:0.160437
Inclination:28.98°
Longitude ascending node:79.63°
Argument of perihelion:294.89°
Epoch of elements:21 February 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:165.13°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:38.17 AU
Aphelion:52.76 AU
Orbital period:306.54 years
Events
26 Mar 2020  –  136472 Makemake at opposition
29 Sep 2020  –  136472 Makemake at solar conjunction
27 Mar 2021  –  136472 Makemake at opposition
30 Sep 2021  –  136472 Makemake at solar conjunction
28 Mar 2022  –  136472 Makemake at opposition
01 Oct 2022  –  136472 Makemake at solar conjunction
29 Mar 2023  –  136472 Makemake at opposition
02 Oct 2023  –  136472 Makemake at solar conjunction
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