Uranus (Planet)

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From Fairfield , Uranus is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 9° above the horizon at dusk.

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Name Uranus
Object type Superior planet
Current position
Computed for:15 April 2024
Right ascension:03h15m [2]
Declination:+17°47' [2]
Constellation:Aries
Magnitude:5.85 (V) [1]
Angular diameter:3.4 arcsec[2]
Distance:20.49 AU
170.45 lightmin [2]
Angular motion (speed):3.22 arcmin/day[2]
Angular motion (pos ang):74.6°
Orbital elements [2]
Semi-major axis:19.19 AU
Eccentricity:0.047168
Inclination:0.77°
Longitude ascending node:74.23°
Argument of perihelion:96.73°
Epoch of elements:01 January 2000
Mean Anomaly at epoch:142.27°
Absolute mag (H):-7.17 [1]
Slope parameter (n):2.00 [1]
Derived quantities
Perihelion:18.29 AU
Aphelion:20.10 AU
Orbital period:84.07 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
13 May 2024  –  Uranus at solar conjunction
01 Sep 2024  –  Uranus enters retrograde motion
16 Nov 2024  –  Uranus at opposition
30 Jan 2025  –  Uranus ends retrograde motion
17 May 2025  –  Uranus at solar conjunction
06 Sep 2025  –  Uranus enters retrograde motion
21 Nov 2025  –  Uranus at opposition
03 Feb 2026  –  Uranus ends retrograde motion
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