Jupiter (Planet)

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From Fairfield , Jupiter will become visible around 17:23 (EST), 43° above your south-western horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 21:45.

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Name Jupiter
Object type Superior planet
Current position
Constellation:Pisces
Magnitude:-2.23 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-9.38 [1]
Slope parameter (n):2.00 [1]
Right ascension:00h21m [2]
Declination:+00°58' [2]
Distance:5.43 AU
45.12 lightmin [2]
Orbital elements [2]
Semi-major axis:5.20 AU
Eccentricity:0.048393
Inclination:1.31°
Longitude ascending node:100.56°
Argument of perihelion:-85.80°
Epoch of elements:01 January 2000
Mean Anomaly at epoch:19.65°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:4.95 AU
Aphelion:5.46 AU
Orbital period:11.87 years
Sources
[1] Robin M. Green, Spherical Astronomy, 1985, ISBN 0-521-31779-7
[2] Explanatory Supplement to the Astronomical Almanac. 1992. K. P. Seidelmann, Ed., p.316
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

Events
22 Jan 2023  –  Jupiter at perihelion
22 Feb 2023  –  Lunar occultation of Jupiter
11 Apr 2023  –  Jupiter at solar conjunction
13 Apr 2023  –  Jupiter at apogee
17 May 2023  –  Lunar occultation of Jupiter
04 Sep 2023  –  Jupiter enters retrograde motion
01 Nov 2023  –  Jupiter at perigee
03 Nov 2023  –  Jupiter at opposition
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