The planet Jupiter

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From Fairfield , Jupiter is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 5° above the horizon at dusk.

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Name Jupiter
Object Type Superior Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:-1.83 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-9.38 [1]
Slope parameter (n):2.00 [1]
Right ascension:18h03m [1]
Declination:-23°18' [1]
Distance:6.18 AU
51.38 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:5.20 AU
Eccentricity:0.048058
Inclination:1.30°
Longitude ascending node:100.47°
Argument of perihelion:-84.80°
Epoch of elements:15 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
Events
27 Dec 2019  –  Jupiter at solar conjunction
14 Jul 2020  –  Jupiter at opposition
28 Jan 2021  –  Jupiter at solar conjunction
19 Aug 2021  –  Jupiter at opposition
05 Mar 2022  –  Jupiter at solar conjunction
26 Sep 2022  –  Jupiter at opposition
20 Jan 2023  –  Jupiter at aphelion
11 Apr 2023  –  Jupiter at solar conjunction
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