Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres
Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres Sky Charts and Coordinates
This is a simplified sky chart, showing where Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres is now with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts are available on TheSkyLive for this object: 1) the Online Planetarium which is interactive and allows to select dates and additional objects to visualize; and 2) the Live Position and Data Tracker which provides the highest precision position data and features deep sky imagery from the Digitized Sky Survey.
Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres Rise and Set Times
Today's Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. All times are relative to the local timezone Europe/London.
Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres Orbit Diagram
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres and the planets along their orbits in this diagram accurately represents the current configuration of the objects in the Solar System. This is an experimental feature and it requires a WebGL enabled browser. Please provide us feedback!
Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2017 Feb 13||8.98||02h 06m 15s||+07° 39’ 55”||Pisces|
|2017 Feb 14||8.98||02h 07m 19s||+07° 48’ 56”||Cetus|
|2017 Feb 15||8.99||02h 08m 24s||+07° 57’ 57”||Cetus|
|2017 Feb 16||8.99||02h 09m 29s||+08° 07’ 00”||Cetus|
|2017 Feb 17||9.00||02h 10m 36s||+08° 16’ 03”||Cetus|
|2017 Feb 18||9.00||02h 11m 43s||+08° 25’ 06”||Cetus|
|2017 Feb 19||9.01||02h 12m 50s||+08° 34’ 09”||Cetus|
|2017 Feb 20||9.01||02h 13m 58s||+08° 43’ 14”||Cetus|
|2017 Feb 21||9.01||02h 15m 06s||+08° 52’ 18”||Cetus|
|2017 Feb 22||9.02||02h 16m 15s||+09° 01’ 23”||Cetus|
|2017 Feb 23||9.02||02h 17m 26s||+09° 10’ 27”||Cetus|
|2017 Feb 24||9.02||02h 18m 37s||+09° 19’ 32”||Cetus|
|2017 Feb 25||9.03||02h 19m 48s||+09° 28’ 36”||Cetus|
|2017 Feb 26||9.03||02h 21m 00s||+09° 37’ 41”||Cetus|
Distance of Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres from Earth
The following chart shows the distance of Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres from Earth as a function of time. Distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with a 2 days interval. The reported distances might be inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of 1 Ceres is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Light Curve of Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres, according to the most recent ephemerides data. Magnitude data is sampled with a 2 days interval and there might be inaccuracies for objects changing brightness very rapidly during the course of a few days. For comets there could be large discrepancies between the observed and predicted brightness because of their highly dynamic behaviour.
Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres Physical Data
The following shows the known values of the most important physical parameters of Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres. Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Physical Parameter||Value||Relative to Earth|
|Sideral Rotation||9.0742 hours||0.3791|
Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres Orbital Elements
The following table lists the orbital elements of Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres at epoch 30 July 2016 00:00 UTC (JD: 2457600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Perihelion distance||q||2.55857245 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2018-Apr-27 01:19:01
|Argument of perihelion||peri||72.814756865594°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||80.314273209733°|
|Closest approach to Earth*||2023-Mar-21|
|Distance of closest approach*||1.59904419 AU
* NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed for the time interval between 2013-Jan-01 and 2030-Jan-01, with a sampling interval of 1 day.