The planet Uranus

From Newark (click to change), Uranus is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 14° from it.

Name Uranus
Object Type Superior Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Pisces
Brightness (V):Mag 6.0
Right Ascension:01h25m
Declination:+08°20'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Robin M. Green, Spherical Astronomy, 1985, ISBN 0-521-31779-7
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:19.29 AU
Eccentricity:0.047285
Inclination:0.77°
Longitude ascending node:74.06°
Argument of perihelion:102.99°
Epoch of elements:14 January 1985
Mean Anomaly at epoch:72.20°
Source: Robin M. Green, Spherical Astronomy, 1985, ISBN 0-521-31779-7
Derived quantities
Perihelion:18.38 AU
Aphelion:20.21 AU
Orbital period:84.75 years

Newark

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40.74°N
74.17°W
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