The planet Jupiter

From Newark (click to change), Jupiter is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 20:42, when it rises 7° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:42, 43° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:25, 10° above your western horizon.

Name Jupiter
Object Type Superior Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Virgo
Brightness (V):Mag -2.4
Right Ascension:13h12m
Declination:-06°00'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Robin M. Green, Spherical Astronomy, 1985, ISBN 0-521-31779-7
Orbital Elements
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°
Source: Robin M. Green, Spherical Astronomy, 1985, ISBN 0-521-31779-7
Derived quantities
Perihelion:4.95 AU
Aphelion:5.45 AU
Orbital period:11.87 years

Newark

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40.74°N
74.17°W
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