The planet Jupiter

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From Ashburn , Jupiter is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 20:57 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 9° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 00:43, 28° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:35, when it sinks to 8° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Jupiter
Object Type Superior Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:-2.60 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:17h09m [1]
Declination:-22°21' [1]
Distance:4.29 AU
35.66 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):25.81
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:5.20 AU
Eccentricity:0.048058
Inclination:1.30°
Longitude ascending node:100.47°
Argument of perihelion:-84.81°
Epoch of elements:14 January 1985
Mean Anomaly at epoch:284.68°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:4.95 AU
Aphelion:5.45 AU
Orbital period:11.87 years
Source
[1] Robin M. Green, Spherical Astronomy, 1985, ISBN 0-521-31779-7
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