The dwarf planet 136472 Makemake

Image of 136472 Makemake
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From Fairfield , 136472 Makemake is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 16° above the horizon at dawn.

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Name 136472 Makemake
Object Type Dwarf Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Magnitude:17.16 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-0.20 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:13h07m [1]
Declination:+22°53' [1]
Distance:53.37 AU
443.87 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:45.56 AU
Longitude ascending node:79.65°
Argument of perihelion:295.09°
Epoch of elements:27 April 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:163.94°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:38.36 AU
Aphelion:52.76 AU
Orbital period:307.53 years
26 Mar 2020  –  136472 Makemake at opposition
27 Mar 2021  –  136472 Makemake at opposition
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