Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake
Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake is currently in the constellation of Coma. The current Right Ascension of Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake is 13h 14m 02s and the Declination is +21° 46’ 04” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake is 17.15 (JPL).
Summary of key facts about Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake [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]:
- 136472 Makemake is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- It is visible looking in the South-South-West direction at an altitude of 60° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 136472 Makemake is visible only through long exposure photography.
- See also 136472 Makemake rise and set times.
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Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake 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.
Higher precision deep sky finder chart, 60 arcmin wide, showing where Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake is right now. Click on the image to see a more detailed fullscreen tracker view.
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Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake Distance from Earth
The distance of Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake from Earth is currently 8,008,339,439 kilometers, equivalent to 53.532443 Astronomical Units. Light takes 7 hours, 25 minutes and 12.9450 seconds to travel from Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake 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 136472 Makemake from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100, the closest approach of Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake to Earth happens on Fri Jun 11 2100 at a distance of 47.055077 Astronomical Units, or 7,039,339,393 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.
Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake brightness
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake, 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 136472 Makemake rise and set times
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake 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 136472 Makemake Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||37.74271702 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||1881-Jan-26 04:23:02
|Next perihelion transit||2185-Jul-25 14:00
|Argument of perihelion||peri||295.47842888122°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||79.418737939687°|
Visualization of Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake 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 136472 Makemake Physical Data
The following shows the known values of the most important physical parameters of Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake. Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Physical Parameter||Value||Relative to Earth|
|Sideral Rotation||22.4800 hours||0.9392|
Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2022 Sep 21||13h 13m 27s||+21° 50’ 30”||17.15||Coma|
|2022 Sep 22||13h 13m 31s||+21° 49’ 53”||17.15||Coma|
|2022 Sep 23||13h 13m 36s||+21° 49’ 17”||17.15||Coma|
|2022 Sep 24||13h 13m 41s||+21° 48’ 41”||17.15||Coma|
|2022 Sep 25||13h 13m 45s||+21° 48’ 06”||17.15||Coma|
|2022 Sep 26||13h 13m 50s||+21° 47’ 30”||17.15||Coma|
|2022 Sep 27||13h 13m 54s||+21° 46’ 56”||17.15||Coma|
|2022 Sep 28||13h 13m 59s||+21° 46’ 23”||17.15||Coma|
|2022 Sep 29||13h 14m 03s||+21° 45’ 48”||17.15||Coma|
|2022 Sep 30||13h 14m 08s||+21° 45’ 15”||17.15||Coma|
|2022 Oct 01||13h 14m 13s||+21° 44’ 43”||17.15||Coma|
|2022 Oct 02||13h 14m 18s||+21° 44’ 11”||17.15||Coma|
|2022 Oct 03||13h 14m 24s||+21° 43’ 38”||17.15||Coma|
|2022 Oct 04||13h 14m 27s||+21° 43’ 08”||17.15||Coma|