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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    =  2018 Feb 21 - Wed
    Current Time    =  20:34:17 UT
Applied Delta T     = +00:01:11
Astronomical JD TT  =  2458171.35796296

Apparent Geocentric Position and True Distance
Right Ascension     =  19h 28m 10.61s = 19.4696135h = 292.0442025°
Declination         = -21° 30' 34.02" = -21.509450°
True Distance       =  34.228902773 AU = 5.120570971 BKm = 3.181775289 BMi
Horizontal Parallax =  0.257" = 0.000071367°
Visual Magnitude    = +14.3
Light/Signal Time   =  04h 44m 40.39s
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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    = 2018 Feb 21 - Wed
    Current Time    = 20:34:17 TT
Astronomical JD TT  = 2458171.35714120

Apparent Geocentric Position and True Distance
Right Ascension     =  19h 28m 10.60s = 19.4696119h = 292.0441785°
Declination         = -21° 30' 34.03" = -21.509452°
True Distance       =  34.228911762 AU = 5.120572316 BKm = 3.181776125 BMi
Horizontal Parallax =  0.257" = 0.000071367°
Visual Magnitude    = +14.3
Light/Signal Time   =  04h 44m 40.39s

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Pluto ephemeris table for each date of Feb. 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
2458148 19.4197273 -21.578632 34.419112023 +14.3   xx
2458149 19.4220415 -21.575409 34.413856970 +14.3   xx
2458150 19.4243427 -21.572207 34.408329321 +14.3   xx
2458151 19.4266303 -21.569024 34.402530806 +14.3    1
2458152 19.4289037 -21.565859 34.396463109 +14.3    2
2458153 19.4311626 -21.562709 34.390127901 +14.3    3
2458154 19.4334071 -21.559574 34.383526883 +14.3    4
2458155 19.4356371 -21.556455 34.376661821 +14.3    5
2458156 19.4378525 -21.553353 34.369534582 +14.3    6
2458157 19.4400528 -21.550270 34.362147144 +14.3    7
2458158 19.4422375 -21.547211 34.354501607 +14.3    8
2458159 19.4444062 -21.544178 34.346600197 +14.3    9
2458160 19.4465582 -21.541173 34.338445259 +14.3   10
2458161 19.4486926 -21.538199 34.330039266 +14.3   11
2458162 19.4508088 -21.535258 34.321384810 +14.3   12
2458163 19.4529060 -21.532352 34.312484611 +14.3   13
2458164 19.4549834 -21.529481 34.303341512 +14.3   14
2458165 19.4570404 -21.526647 34.293958488 +14.3   15
2458166 19.4590764 -21.523848 34.284338644 +14.3   16
2458167 19.4610909 -21.521085 34.274485214 +14.3   17
2458168 19.4630836 -21.518357 34.264401561 +14.3   18
2458169 19.4650543 -21.515663 34.254091165 +14.3   19
2458170 19.4670029 -21.513004 34.243557613 +14.3   20
2458171 19.4689293 -21.510380 34.232804586 +14.3   21
2458172 19.4708334 -21.507795 34.221835840 +14.3   22
2458173 19.4727148 -21.505251 34.210655183 +14.3   23
2458174 19.4745731 -21.502752 34.199266451 +14.3   24
2458175 19.4764076 -21.500302 34.187673479 +14.3   25
2458176 19.4782174 -21.497903 34.175880074 +14.3   26
2458177 19.4800017 -21.495558 34.163889989 +14.3   27
2458178 19.4817595 -21.493267 34.151706908 +14.3   28
2458179 19.4834905 -21.491028 34.139334441 +14.3   xx
2458180 19.4851943 -21.488838 34.126776143 +14.3   xx
2458181 19.4868710 -21.486696 34.114035544 +14.3   xx
JD12_TT    RA_Hr    Decl_Deg     Dist_AU    VMag   Day
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