The planet Uranus

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From Cambridge , Uranus is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 20:14, when it reaches an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:13, 62° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 06:00, 23° above your western horizon.

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Name Uranus
Object Type Superior Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Aries
Magnitude:5.67 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-7.17 [1]
Slope parameter (n):2.00 [1]
Right ascension:02h42m [2]
Declination:+15°18' [2]
Distance:18.76 AU
155.99 lightmin [2]
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°
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 Cambridge

All times shown in Cambridge local time.

Events
04 Nov 2021  –  Uranus at opposition
18 Jan 2022  –  Uranus ends retrograde motion
07 Feb 2022  –  Lunar occultation of Uranus
07 Mar 2022  –  Lunar occultation of Uranus
03 Apr 2022  –  Lunar occultation of Uranus
05 May 2022  –  Uranus at solar conjunction
24 Jun 2022  –  Lunar occultation of Uranus
22 Jul 2022  –  Lunar occultation of Uranus
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