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.
|2018 Apr 16||8.18||08h 51m 24s||+29° 51’ 29”||Cancer|
|2018 Apr 17||8.20||08h 52m 08s||+29° 45’ 48”||Cancer|
|2018 Apr 18||8.21||08h 52m 53s||+29° 40’ 03”||Cancer|
|2018 Apr 19||8.23||08h 53m 38s||+29° 34’ 12”||Cancer|
|2018 Apr 20||8.24||08h 54m 24s||+29° 28’ 14”||Cancer|
|2018 Apr 21||8.25||08h 55m 13s||+29° 22’ 14”||Cancer|
|2018 Apr 22||8.27||08h 56m 02s||+29° 16’ 08”||Cancer|
|2018 Apr 23||8.28||08h 56m 53s||+29° 09’ 56”||Cancer|
|2018 Apr 24||8.29||08h 57m 43s||+29° 03’ 42”||Cancer|
|2018 Apr 25||8.31||08h 58m 36s||+28° 57’ 21”||Cancer|
|2018 Apr 26||8.32||08h 59m 30s||+28° 50’ 57”||Cancer|
|2018 Apr 27||8.33||09h 00m 25s||+28° 44’ 27”||Cancer|
|2018 Apr 28||8.34||09h 01m 22s||+28° 37’ 54”||Cancer|
|2018 Apr 29||8.36||09h 02m 18s||+28° 31’ 17”||Cancer|
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 22 March 2018 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458200.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Perihelion distance||q||2.55803849 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2018-Apr-28 06:49:02
|Argument of perihelion||peri||73.11534200131°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||80.309918655944°|
|Closest approach to Earth*||2032-Feb-25|
|Distance of closest approach*||1.58477803 AU
* NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed for the time interval between 2013-Jan-01 and 2075-Dec-31, with a sampling interval of 1 day.