The planet Jupiter

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From Cambridge , Jupiter is difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 19° above the horizon. It will become visible around 18:22 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 19° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 2 hours and 58 minutes after the Sun at 21:01.

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Name Jupiter
Object Type Superior Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:-2.00 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-9.38 [1]
Slope parameter (n):2.00 [1]
Right ascension:17h16m [1]
Declination:-22°49' [1]
Distance:5.69 AU
47.30 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
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