136472 Makemake (Dwarf planet)

Image of 136472 Makemake
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From San Diego , 136472 Makemake is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 12° above the horizon at dusk.

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Name 136472 Makemake
Object type Dwarf planet
Current position
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Magnitude:17.23 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-0.12 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:13h14m [1]
Declination:+21°41' [1]
Distance:53.52 AU
445.11 lightmin [1]
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:45.28 AU
Eccentricity:0.165390
Inclination:29.00°
Longitude ascending node:79.48°
Argument of perihelion:295.21°
Epoch of elements:21 January 2022
Mean Anomaly at epoch:167.00°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:37.79 AU
Aphelion:52.77 AU
Orbital period:304.69 years
Visibility from San Diego

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Events
01 Oct 2022  –  136472 Makemake at solar conjunction
29 Mar 2023  –  136472 Makemake at opposition
02 Oct 2023  –  136472 Makemake at solar conjunction
30 Mar 2024  –  136472 Makemake at opposition
03 Oct 2024  –  136472 Makemake at solar conjunction
31 Mar 2025  –  136472 Makemake at opposition
04 Oct 2025  –  136472 Makemake at solar conjunction
01 Apr 2026  –  136472 Makemake at opposition
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