The planet Uranus

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From Seattle , Uranus is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 17:36 (PST) as the dusk sky fades, 39° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:13, 52° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:54, when it sinks to 21° above your western horizon.

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Name Uranus
Object Type Superior Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Pisces
Magnitude:5.74 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:01h46m [1]
Declination:+10°26' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
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°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:18.38 AU
Aphelion:20.21 AU
Orbital period:84.75 years
Source
[1] Robin M. Green, Spherical Astronomy, 1985, ISBN 0-521-31779-7
Events
12 Feb 2019, 21:32 PST  –  Close approach of Mars and Uranus
28 Oct 2019, 01:02 PDT  –  Uranus at opposition
31 Oct 2020, 08:40 PDT  –  Uranus at opposition
20 Jan 2021, 10:49 PST  –  Close approach of Mars and Uranus
07 Jun 2021, 01:02 PDT  –  Close approach of the Moon and Uranus
04 Jul 2021, 10:01 PDT  –  Close approach of the Moon and Uranus
31 Jul 2021, 18:52 PDT  –  Close approach of the Moon and Uranus
28 Aug 2021, 03:06 PDT  –  Close approach of the Moon and Uranus
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