The planet Uranus

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From Ashburn (click to change), Uranus is visible between 20:20 and 05:54. It will become accessible at around 20:20, when it rises 20° above your eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:09, 62° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 05:54 when it sinks to 21° above your western horizon.

Name Uranus
Object Type Superior Planet
Current Position
Magnitude:5.70 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:01h54m [1]
Declination:+11°05' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:19.29 AU
Longitude ascending node:74.06°
Argument of perihelion:102.99°
Epoch of elements:14 January 1985
Mean Anomaly at epoch:72.20°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:18.38 AU
Aphelion:20.21 AU
Orbital period:84.75 years
[1] Robin M. Green, Spherical Astronomy, 1985, ISBN 0-521-31779-7
23 Oct 2018, 20:33 EDT  –  Uranus at opposition
13 Feb 2019, 00:32 EST  –  Close approach of Mars and Uranus
28 Oct 2019, 04:02 EDT  –  Uranus at opposition
31 Oct 2020, 11:40 EDT  –  Uranus at opposition
20 Jan 2021, 13:49 EST  –  Close approach of Mars and Uranus
07 Jun 2021, 04:02 EDT  –  Close approach of the Moon and Uranus
04 Jul 2021, 13:01 EDT  –  Close approach of the Moon and Uranus
31 Jul 2021, 21:52 EDT  –  Close approach of the Moon and Uranus
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