The planet Uranus

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From Fairfield , Uranus is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 17:36 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 38° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:47, 60° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:39, when it sinks below 21° above your western horizon.

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Name Uranus
Object Type Superior Planet
Current Position
Magnitude:5.72 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-7.17 [1]
Slope parameter (n):2.00 [1]
Right ascension:02h03m [1]
Declination:+11°59' [1]
Distance:19.08 AU
158.71 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:19.29 AU
Longitude ascending node:74.06°
Argument of perihelion:102.99°
Epoch of elements:15 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
26 Apr 2020  –  Uranus at solar conjunction
31 Oct 2020  –  Uranus at opposition
30 Apr 2021  –  Uranus at solar conjunction
04 Nov 2021  –  Uranus at opposition
05 May 2022  –  Uranus at solar conjunction
09 Nov 2022  –  Uranus at opposition
09 May 2023  –  Uranus at solar conjunction
13 Nov 2023  –  Uranus at opposition
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