The planet Uranus

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© NASA/Voyager 2
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From Seattle , Uranus will become visible around 19:00 (PST) as the dusk sky fades, 37° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 22:52.

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Name Uranus
Object Type Superior Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Aries
Magnitude:5.85 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-7.17 [1]
Slope parameter (n):2.00 [1]
Right ascension:02h04m [2]
Declination:+12°09' [2]
Distance:20.34 AU
169.15 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
Events
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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