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Basic DE405 Geocentric Pluto Ephemeris Statistics - UT TIME SCALE
Referred to True Ecliptic and Equinox of Date UT

For Current Date    =  2017 Apr 29 - Sat
    Current Time    =  05:38:08 UT
Applied Delta T     = +00:01:10
Astronomical JD TT  =  2457872.73562500

Apparent Geocentric Position and True Distance
Right Ascension     =  19h 23m 22.50s = 19.3895828h = 290.8437420°
Declination         = -21° 10' 40.08" = -21.177800°
True Distance       =  32.964425110 AU = 4.931407805 BKm = 3.064234747 BMi
Angular Diameter    =  0.099"
Horizontal Parallax =  0.267"
Visual Magnitude    = +14.2
Light/Signal Time   =  04h 34m 09.41s
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Basic DE405 Geocentric Pluto Ephemeris Statistics - TT TIME SCALE
Referred to True Ecliptic and Equinox of Date TT

For Current Date    = 2017 Apr 29 - Sat
    Current Time    = 05:38:08 TT
Astronomical JD TT  = 2457872.73481481

Apparent Geocentric Position and True Distance
Right Ascension     =  19h 23m 22.50s = 19.3895830h = 290.8437450°
Declination         = -21° 10' 40.08" = -21.177799°
True Distance       =  32.964437623 AU = 4.931409677 BKm = 3.064235910 BMi
Angular Diameter    =  0.099"
Horizontal Parallax =  0.267"
Visual Magnitude    = +14.2
Light/Signal Time   =  04h 34m 09.41s

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Pluto ephemeris table for each date of Apr. 2014 at 12:00 TT

Computed according to the NASA/JPL DE405 Ephemeris Model.
There are three extra (xx) days at each end of the table.


JD12_TT    RA_Hr    Decl_Deg     Dist_AU    VMag   Day
2457842 19.3819764 -21.157390 33.462150551 +14.2   xx
2457843 19.3827470 -21.156991 33.445946795 +14.2   xx
2457844 19.3834837 -21.156657 33.429696609 +14.2   xx
2457845 19.3841864 -21.156392 33.413405315 +14.2    1
2457846 19.3848545 -21.156198 33.397078160 +14.2    2
2457847 19.3854877 -21.156079 33.380720294 +14.2    3
2457848 19.3860854 -21.156035 33.364336762 +14.2    4
2457849 19.3866471 -21.156065 33.347932506 +14.2    5
2457850 19.3871727 -21.156170 33.331512377 +14.2    6
2457851 19.3876622 -21.156346 33.315081150 +14.2    7
2457852 19.3881157 -21.156592 33.298643539 +14.2    8
2457853 19.3885334 -21.156906 33.282204214 +14.2    9
2457854 19.3889157 -21.157288 33.265767818 +14.2   10
2457855 19.3892628 -21.157739 33.249338984 +14.2   11
2457856 19.3895749 -21.158257 33.232922345 +14.2   12
2457857 19.3898523 -21.158846 33.216522551 +14.2   13
2457858 19.3900948 -21.159506 33.200144275 +14.2   14
2457859 19.3903025 -21.160239 33.183792217 +14.2   15
2457860 19.3904753 -21.161047 33.167471111 +14.2   16
2457861 19.3906129 -21.161930 33.151185726 +14.2   17
2457862 19.3907152 -21.162890 33.134940867 +14.2   18
2457863 19.3907820 -21.163927 33.118741380 +14.2   19
2457864 19.3908129 -21.165040 33.102592156 +14.2   20
2457865 19.3908080 -21.166229 33.086498135 +14.2   21
2457866 19.3907672 -21.167492 33.070464318 +14.2   22
2457867 19.3906906 -21.168826 33.054495772 +14.2   23
2457868 19.3905785 -21.170230 33.038597634 +14.2   24
2457869 19.3904315 -21.171701 33.022775099 +14.2   25
2457870 19.3902502 -21.173239 33.007033403 +14.2   26
2457871 19.3900353 -21.174844 32.991377783 +14.2   27
2457872 19.3897869 -21.176520 32.975813421 +14.2   28
2457873 19.3895050 -21.178270 32.960345401 +14.2   29
2457874 19.3891894 -21.180097 32.944978664 +14.2   30
2457875 19.3888398 -21.182000 32.929717996 +14.2   xx
2457876 19.3884558 -21.183980 32.914568023 +14.2   xx
2457877 19.3880376 -21.186035 32.899533231 +14.2   xx
JD12_TT    RA_Hr    Decl_Deg     Dist_AU    VMag   Day
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