Uranus (Planet)

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From San Diego , Uranus is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 22:34, when it reaches an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 03:35, 74° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:38, 58° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Uranus
Object type Superior planet
Current position
Magnitude:5.69 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-7.17 [1]
Slope parameter (n):2.00 [1]
Right ascension:03h03m [2]
Declination:+16°53' [2]
Distance:18.98 AU
157.84 lightmin [2]
Orbital elements [2]
Semi-major axis:19.19 AU
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
[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 San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

14 Sep 2022  –  Lunar occultation of Uranus
11 Oct 2022  –  Lunar occultation of Uranus
08 Nov 2022  –  Lunar occultation of Uranus
09 Nov 2022  –  Uranus at opposition
05 Dec 2022  –  Lunar occultation of Uranus
01 Jan 2023  –  Lunar occultation of Uranus
22 Jan 2023  –  Uranus ends retrograde motion
28 Jan 2023  –  Lunar occultation of Uranus
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