The Sun

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From Seattle , the Sun is visible in the daytime sky, clouds permitting.

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Name The Sun
Object Type The Sun
Current Position
Constellation:Taurus
Magnitude:-26.74 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-15.08 [1]
Slope parameter (n):2.00 [1]
Right ascension:05h59m [2]
Declination:+23°26' [2]
Distance:1.02 AU
8.45 lightmin [2]
Orbital Elements [2]
Semi-major axis:0.00 AU
Eccentricity:0.000000
Inclination:0.00°
Longitude ascending node:0.00°
Argument of perihelion:0.00°
Epoch of elements:01 January 2000
Mean Anomaly at epoch:0.00°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:0.00 AU
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
Visibility from Seattle

All times shown in Seattle local time.

Events
10 Jun 2021  –  Daytime Arietid meteor shower 2021
20 Jun 2021  –  June solstice
27 Jun 2021  –  June Bootid meteor shower 2021
28 Jul 2021  –  Piscis Austrinid meteor shower 2021
30 Jul 2021  –  Southern δ-Aquariid meteor shower 2021
30 Jul 2021  –  α-Capricornid meteor shower 2021
12 Aug 2021  –  Perseid meteor shower 2021
18 Aug 2021  –  κ-Cygnid meteor shower 2021

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