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Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea

Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea is currently in the constellation of Bootes. The current Right Ascension of Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea is 14h 20m 59s and the Declination is +15° 16’ 58” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea is 17.36 (JPL).

Summary of key facts about Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea [tip: you can also create a Quick Access page for this data if you access it frequently and would like to have a simpler view]:

14h 20m 59s
+15° 16’ 58”
Bootes
17.36
  • 136108 Haumea is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the West-South-West direction at an altitude of 30° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 136108 Haumea is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also 136108 Haumea rise and set times.
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Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea 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.

Map showing Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea in Bootes on October, 27 2020
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Map showing Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea in Bootes on October, 27 2020
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
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 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Higher precision deep sky finder chart, 60 arcmin wide, showing where Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea is right now. Click on the image to see a more detailed fullscreen tracker view.

136108 Haumea
RA: 14h 20m 59s
Dec: +15° 16’ 58”
Deep sky finder chart for Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea
Field of view: 60x40 arcmins
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Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea Distance from Earth

The distance of Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea from Earth is currently 7,654,248,318 kilometers, equivalent to 51.165490 Astronomical Units. Light takes 7 hours, 5 minutes and 31.8241 seconds to travel from Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea and arrive to us.

7,654,248,318
51.165490
7 hours, 5 minutes and 31.8241 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea 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.

Distance of Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea from Earth between January 2013 and December 2100

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 136108 Haumea from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100, the closest approach of Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea to Earth happens on Wed Jul 28 2100 at a distance of 36.694259 Astronomical Units, or 5,489,382,967 kilometers:

Wed Jul 28 2100
5,489,382,967
36.694259

NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.

Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea brightness

The current visual magnitude of Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea is 17.36.

17.36

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea, 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.

Predicted magnitude of Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea between January 2013 and December 2100

Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea rise and set times

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 74.7°
Max altitude: 53.8°
Azimuth: 285.3°

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea touches the horizon, considering the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmospheric conditions cannot be modeled precisely the times reported here should be considered correct with an approximation of few minutes.

Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea at epoch 30 May 2020 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.19488632
Orbit inclination i 28.21354458°
Perihelion distance q 34.76659356 AU
5,201,008,378 km
Aphelion distance Q 51.59783975 AU
7,718,926,974 km
Semi-major axis a 43.18221665 AU
6,459,967,676 km
Orbital period period 283.7700 years
103,646.7825 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2132-Jul-11 12:04:53
2,499,949.0034 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 238.77942536891°
Longitude of the ascending node node 122.16280280868°
Mean anomaly M 217.77212889431°
Mean motion n 0.00347334°/day

Visualization of Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea 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!

Orbit Diagram of Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea
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Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2020 Oct 20 14h 20m 21s +15° 20’ 18” 17.36 Bootes
2020 Oct 21 14h 20m 26s +15° 19’ 51” 17.36 Bootes
2020 Oct 22 14h 20m 30s +15° 19’ 23” 17.36 Bootes
2020 Oct 23 14h 20m 35s +15° 18’ 56” 17.36 Bootes
2020 Oct 24 14h 20m 40s +15° 18’ 30” 17.36 Bootes
2020 Oct 25 14h 20m 45s +15° 18’ 05” 17.36 Bootes
2020 Oct 26 14h 20m 51s +15° 17’ 39” 17.36 Bootes
2020 Oct 27 14h 20m 56s +15° 17’ 14” 17.36 Bootes
2020 Oct 28 14h 21m 01s +15° 16’ 50” 17.36 Bootes
2020 Oct 29 14h 21m 06s +15° 16’ 27” 17.36 Bootes
2020 Oct 30 14h 21m 11s +15° 16’ 05” 17.36 Bootes
2020 Oct 31 14h 21m 16s +15° 15’ 42” 17.36 Bootes
2020 Nov 01 14h 21m 21s +15° 15’ 20” 17.36 Bootes
2020 Nov 02 14h 21m 26s +15° 14’ 58” 17.36 Bootes