Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris
Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris is currently in the constellation of Cetus. The current Right Ascension of Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris is 01h 45m 15s and the Declination is -00° 53’ 58” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris is 18.68 (JPL).
Today's rise, transit and set times of Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
- 136199 Eris is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- Given its current magnitude, 136199 Eris is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris finder charts showing where the object is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars. The first finder chart has a field of view of 50 degrees, while the second one has a field of view of 10 degrees. Click on each finder chart to access a full screen interactive Online Planetarium.
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
Higher precision deep sky finder chart, 60 arcmin wide, showing where Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris is right now. Click on the image to see a more detailed fullscreen tracker view.
RA: 01h 45m 15s
Dec: -00° 53’ 58”
Field of view: 60x40 arcmins
Also check out Where is Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris Distance from Earth
The distance of Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris from Earth is currently 14,466,415,822 kilometers, equivalent to 96.702017 Astronomical Units. Light takes 13 hours, 24 minutes and 14.7690 seconds to travel from Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris from Earth as a function of time. In the chart the distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with an interval of 1 day.
The value of the reported distance might be somewhat inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of 136199 Eris from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest Approach of Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris to Earth
Between 1 January 2013 and 30 December 2100, the closest approach of Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris to Earth happens on Mon Nov 8 2100 at a distance of 82.758540 Astronomical Units, or 12,380,501,398 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.
Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris Brightness
The current visual magnitude of Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris is 18.68.
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris, 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 136199 Eris Orbital Elements
The following table lists the orbital elements of Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris at epoch 24 February 2023 00:00 UTC (JD: 2460000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Perihelion distance||q||38.70942134 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2259-Jun-28 03:01:02
|Argument of perihelion||peri||150.99703405078°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||36.070687675798°|
Visualization of Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris 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!
View Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris in the 3D Solar System Simulator
Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris Physical Data
The following shows the known values of the most important physical parameters of Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris. Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Physical Parameter||Value||Relative to Earth|
|Sideral Rotation||25.9000 hours||1.0821|
Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Mar 22||01h 45m 00s||-00° 56’ 00”||18.69||Cetus|
|2023 Mar 23||01h 45m 02s||-00° 55’ 44”||18.69||Cetus|
|2023 Mar 24||01h 45m 03s||-00° 55’ 27”||18.69||Cetus|
|2023 Mar 25||01h 45m 06s||-00° 55’ 09”||18.68||Cetus|
|2023 Mar 26||01h 45m 07s||-00° 54’ 51”||18.68||Cetus|
|2023 Mar 27||01h 45m 10s||-00° 54’ 33”||18.68||Cetus|
|2023 Mar 28||01h 45m 12s||-00° 54’ 16”||18.68||Cetus|
|2023 Mar 29||01h 45m 15s||-00° 54’ 00”||18.68||Cetus|
|2023 Mar 30||01h 45m 16s||-00° 53’ 43”||18.68||Cetus|
|2023 Mar 31||01h 45m 19s||-00° 53’ 25”||18.68||Cetus|
|2023 Apr 01||01h 45m 21s||-00° 53’ 08”||18.68||Cetus|
|2023 Apr 02||01h 45m 24s||-00° 52’ 50”||18.67||Cetus|
|2023 Apr 03||01h 45m 25s||-00° 52’ 33”||18.67||Cetus|
|2023 Apr 04||01h 45m 28s||-00° 52’ 17”||18.67||Cetus|