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Tonight's Observing Guide

Observing guide of astronomical events visible tonight from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

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

This page lists the Solar System objects visible tonight from Greenwich, United Kingdom following an ideal timeline that goes from today's sunset to tomorrow's sunrise. Only objects that will reach an altitude of at least 15° and set/rise at least 15 minutes after/before the Sun for given location are listed. All rise and set times are expressed in local time (Europe/London) and are approximated with an error that could be as large as few minutes.

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Sunset: 16:23

Objects Visible Just After Sunset

Object Visibility Set Magnitude Constellation
Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) Professional Telescope 16:38
0h 15m after sunset
25.95 Ophiucus Sky Map
Asteroid 2014 MU69 Professional Telescope 17:14
0h 51m after sunset
24.72 Capricornus Sky Map
Asteroid 8 Flora Small Telescope 17:41
1h 18m after sunset
10.85 Capricornus Sky Map
Comet P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS) Professional Telescope 17:43
1h 20m after sunset
32.13 Aquila Sky Map
Comet 9P/Tempel 1 Professional Telescope 17:44
1h 21m after sunset
18.31 Capricornus Sky Map
Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova Binocular 17:45
1h 22m after sunset
7.00 Aquarius Sky Map
Comet 40P/Vaisala 1 Professional Telescope 17:48
1h 25m after sunset
32.61 Capricornus Sky Map
Comet C/2012 K1 (PANSTARRS) Professional Telescope 18:09
1h 46m after sunset
18.94 Aquarius Sky Map
Comet 104P/Kowal 2 Professional Telescope 18:09
1h 46m after sunset
18.23 Aquarius Sky Map
Comet C/2016 Q2 (PANSTARRS) Professional Telescope 18:13
1h 50m after sunset
20.81 Aquarius Sky Map
333P/LINEAR Professional Telescope 18:22
1h 59m after sunset
24.40 Aquarius Sky Map
Asteroid 2007 OR10 Professional Telescope 19:02
2h 39m after sunset
22.03 Aquarius Sky Map
Comet C/2013 Y2 (PANSTARRS) Professional Telescope 19:06
2h 43m after sunset
29.05 Delphinus Sky Map
Asteroid 20 Massalia Small Telescope 19:29
3h 06m after sunset
11.72 Aquarius Sky Map
Asteroid 2 Pallas Small Telescope 19:48
3h 25m after sunset
10.28 Aquarius Sky Map
Neptune Binocular 19:50
3h 27m after sunset
7.95 Aquarius Sky Map

Night

Objects Visible for Most Part of the Night

Object Visibility Rise Set Magnitude Constellation
Asteroid 349 Dembowska (1892 T) Small Telescope 09:44 19:57 11.27 Aquarius Sky Map
Comet C/2014 AA52 (Catalina) Professional Telescope 03:57 20:04 23.33 Vulpecula Sky Map
Comet 134P/Kowal-Vavrova Professional Telescope 09:10 20:29 22.58 Aquarius Sky Map
Comet C/2016 N4 (MASTER) Large Telescope 08:55 20:40 16.09 Pisces Sky Map
Venus Naked Eye 09:27 20:50 -4.65 Aquarius Sky Map
Asteroid 17 Thetis Large Telescope 10:03 20:55 13.12 Aquarius Sky Map
Asteroid 19 Fortuna Small Telescope 09:30 20:57 11.88 Pisces Sky Map
Mars Naked Eye 09:44 21:21 1.05 Pisces Sky Map
Comet 25D/Neujmin 2 Professional Telescope 10:48 21:22 20.26 Cetus Sky Map
Comet Encke (2P/Encke) Large Telescope 08:45 21:39 11.08 Pisces Sky Map
Comet 252P/LINEAR Professional Telescope 10:57 21:49 23.37 Cetus Sky Map
Comet 294P/LINEAR Professional Telescope 08:18 22:16 30.48 Pegasus Sky Map
Comet 88P/Howell Professional Telescope 11:16 22:24 24.03 Cetus Sky Map
Asteroid 2015 RR245 Professional Telescope 09:39 22:31 21.90 Pisces Sky Map
Comet C/2014 A4 (SONEAR) Professional Telescope 03:56 22:33 18.17 Cygnus Sky Map
Asteroid 433 Eros Large Telescope 08:54 22:38 13.74 Pisces Sky Map
Asteroid 2016 WF9 Professional Telescope 11:59 22:47 21.02 Cetus Sky Map
Asteroid 11 Parthenope Small Telescope 10:43 23:04 11.50 Cetus Sky Map
Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris Professional Telescope 11:42 23:13 18.75 Cetus Sky Map
Uranus Binocular 10:27 23:40 5.83 Pisces Sky Map
Asteroid 13 Egeria Small Telescope circumpolar 10.18 Lynx Sky Map
Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) Small Telescope circumpolar 10.76 Bootes Sky Map
Comet C/2015 F4 (Jacques) Professional Telescope circumpolar 21.96 Auriga Sky Map
Comet C/2013 US10 (CATALINA) Large Telescope circumpolar 16.86 Perseus Sky Map
Comet C/2016 K1 (LINEAR) Professional Telescope circumpolar 23.25 Cygnus Sky Map
Comet C/2016 KA (Catalina) Professional Telescope circumpolar 20.46 Draco Sky Map
Comet C/2016 M1 (PANSTARRS) Large Telescope circumpolar 17.59 Lyra Sky Map
Comet C/2015 G2 (MASTER) Professional Telescope circumpolar 25.73 Perseus Sky Map
Comet C/2015 D4 (Borisov) Professional Telescope circumpolar 29.12 Draco Sky Map
Comet C/2014 N3 (NEOWISE) Professional Telescope circumpolar 19.58 Cepheus Sky Map
Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) Professional Telescope circumpolar 21.31 Ursa Major Sky Map
Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres Binocular 11:11 00:00 8.83 Pisces Sky Map
Dwarf Planet 2014 UZ224 Professional Telescope 13:48 00:04 23.21 Eridanus Sky Map
Asteroid 2013 RF98 Professional Telescope 12:29 00:28 24.48 Cetus Sky Map
Asteroid 18 Melpomene Small Telescope 12:16 00:45 10.05 Cetus Sky Map
Comet C/2015 K1 (MASTER) Professional Telescope 08:47 01:15 21.68 Pisces Sky Map
Comet 22P/Kopff Professional Telescope 11:32 01:24 19.39 Aries Sky Map
Asteroid 2004 VN112 Professional Telescope 12:11 01:28 23.35 Cetus Sky Map
Asteroid 2012 VP113 Professional Telescope 13:04 01:31 23.33 Taurus Sky Map
Comet 81P/Wild 2 Professional Telescope 07:38 01:39 29.10 Pisces Sky Map
Asteroid 79 Eurynome Small Telescope 11:35 01:39 11.58 Aries Sky Map
Comet C/2016 T3 (PANSTARRS) Professional Telescope 08:38 02:07 18.14 Pisces Sky Map
Asteroid 90377 Sedna (2003 VB12) Professional Telescope 12:52 02:08 20.92 Taurus Sky Map
Comet 7P/Pons-Winnecke Professional Telescope 12:53 02:18 25.41 Taurus Sky Map
Asteroid 2007 TG422 Professional Telescope 13:31 02:46 22.07 Taurus Sky Map
Comet 103P/Hartley 2 Professional Telescope 11:12 03:02 21.54 Aries Sky Map
Comet 297P/Beshore (2008 J2) Professional Telescope 11:06 04:19 35.99 Taurus Sky Map
Asteroid 1036 Ganymed Large Telescope 19:47 04:29 14.50 Puppis Sky Map
Comet 10P/Tempel 2 Professional Telescope 13:43 04:35 20.23 Taurus Sky Map
Comet 6P/d'Arrest Professional Telescope 16:12 06:07 23.30 Canis Sky Map
Comet Halley (1P/Halley) Professional Telescope 18:05 06:22 25.42 Hydra Sky Map
Comet P/2014 L2 (NEOWISE) Professional Telescope 15:00 06:22 27.15 Gemini Sky Map
Comet C/2016 A1 (PANSTARRS) Large Telescope 19:41 06:25 16.78 Hydra Sky Map
319P/Catalina-McNaught Professional Telescope 14:35 06:25 25.88 Gemini Sky Map
Comet C/2006 S3 (LONEOS) Professional Telescope 20:37 07:54 19.44 Sextans Sky Map
Asteroid 4 Vesta Binocular 15:28 08:00 6.34 Gemini Sky Map
Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak Large Telescope 18:30 08:03 15.32 Leo Sky Map
Asteroid 15 Eunomia Small Telescope 20:11 08:12 9.57 Sextans Sky Map
Comet 284P/McNaught Professional Telescope 18:14 08:27 23.60 Leo Sky Map
Comet 51P/Harrington Professional Telescope 16:29 08:46 23.12 Cancer Sky Map
Asteroid 2014 FE72 Professional Telescope 23:23 08:50 24.10 Corvus Sky Map
Comet C/2016 A3 (PANSTARRS) Professional Telescope 20:41 08:52 19.44 Leo Sky Map
Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma Professional Telescope 20:17 08:55 23.05 Sextans Sky Map
Comet 17P/Holmes Professional Telescope 20:26 08:56 21.00 Leo Sky Map
Comet C/2014 F2 (Tenagra) Professional Telescope 10:41 08:57 22.50 Auriga Sky Map
Comet 154P/Brewington Professional Telescope 23:48 09:22 24.44 Corvus Sky Map
Asteroid 16 Psyche Small Telescope 20:43 09:32 11.06 Leo Sky Map
Asteroid 2013 FT28 Professional Telescope 00:00 09:43 24.40 Virgo Sky Map
Comet C/2014 S2 (PANSTARRS) Professional Telescope 00:13 09:51 18.52 Virgo Sky Map
Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA) Professional Telescope 21:44 09:51 19.72 Virgo Sky Map
Asteroid 29 Amphitrite Small Telescope 20:38 09:52 9.97 Leo Sky Map
Asteroid 192 Nausikaa Large Telescope 22:22 09:53 12.35 Virgo Sky Map
Asteroid 12 Victoria Small Telescope 01:10 09:54 11.97 Virgo Sky Map
Comet 15P/Finlay Professional Telescope 20:56 10:00 28.06 Virgo Sky Map
Comet 269P/Jedicke Professional Telescope 00:58 10:09 18.72 Virgo Sky Map
Asteroid 9 Metis Small Telescope 19:21 10:11 9.60 Leo Sky Map
Comet 11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR Professional Telescope 02:14 10:13 25.58 Libra Sky Map
Comet 108P/Ciffreo Professional Telescope 02:12 10:26 20.46 Libra Sky Map
Comet 119P/Parker-Hartley Professional Telescope 01:29 10:31 21.72 Virgo Sky Map
Asteroid 14 Irene Small Telescope 18:38 10:32 9.52 Leo Sky Map
Jupiter Naked Eye 23:49 10:35 -2.09 Virgo Sky Map
Comet 4P/Faye Professional Telescope 01:08 10:58 22.15 Virgo Sky Map
Comet 209P/LINEAR Professional Telescope 20:37 11:18 24.91 Coma Sky Map
Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Professional Telescope 18:08 11:21 21.21 Leo Minor Sky Map
Comet 96P/Machholz Professional Telescope 01:07 11:33 18.34 Libra Sky Map
Comet 226P/Pigott-LINEAR-Kowalski Professional Telescope 17:07 11:35 23.30 Leo Minor Sky Map
Comet 56P/Slaughter-Burnham Professional Telescope 03:50 11:46 48.74 Scorpius Sky Map
Comet 110P/Hartley 3 Professional Telescope 01:03 11:47 31.34 Virgo Sky Map
Asteroid 2010 GB174 Professional Telescope 21:37 11:59 25.14 Virgo Sky Map
Comet C/2015 X7 (ATLAS) Large Telescope 18:25 12:03 17.37 Leo Sky Map
Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner Professional Telescope 01:14 12:03 24.29 Libra Sky Map
Comet C/2015 TQ209 (LINEAR) Large Telescope 04:02 12:12 16.61 Scorpius Sky Map
Comet C/2013 V5 (Oukaimeden) Professional Telescope 20:04 12:43 22.26 Coma Sky Map
The Moon
Waning Crescent
Naked Eye 03:43 12:47 -8.46 Scorpius Sky Map
Comet P/2010 H2 (Vales) Professional Telescope 03:59 12:48 31.34 Ophiucus Sky Map
Comet C/2013 V1 (Boattini) Professional Telescope 04:53 12:48 24.75 Ophiucus Sky Map

Objects Visible Just Before Sunrise

Object Visibility Rise Magnitude Constellation
Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake Large Telescope 20:26
11h 28m before sunrise
17.03 Coma Sky Map
Saturn Naked Eye 05:23
2h 32m before sunrise
1.45 Ophiucus Sky Map
Comet 19P/Borrelly Professional Telescope 01:38
6h 17m before sunrise
21.74 Serpens Sky Map
Comet 210P/Christensen Professional Telescope 05:07
2h 48m before sunrise
26.63 Ophiucus Sky Map
Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea Large Telescope 22:30
9h 25m before sunrise
17.40 Bootes Sky Map
Asteroid 5 Astraea Large Telescope 04:58
2h 56m before sunrise
12.34 Ophiucus Sky Map
Comet 80P/Peters-Hartley Professional Telescope 05:03
2h 52m before sunrise
19.80 Ophiucus Sky Map
Asteroid 6 Hebe Small Telescope 03:24
4h 31m before sunrise
11.29 Ophiucus Sky Map
Asteroid 2016 HO3 Professional Telescope 22:16
9h 38m before sunrise
23.72 Bootes Sky Map
Comet 117P/Helin-Roman-Alu 1 Professional Telescope 06:24
1h 30m before sunrise
27.96 Sagittarius Sky Map
Comet 116P/Wild 4 Professional Telescope 06:24
1h 30m before sunrise
27.96 Sagittarius Sky Map
Mercury Naked Eye 06:33
1h 22m before sunrise
-0.22 Sagittarius Sky Map
Asteroid 3 Juno Small Telescope 04:40
3h 15m before sunrise
11.48 Serpens Sky Map
Comet C/2014 W2 (PANSTARRS) Large Telescope 03:23
4h 31m before sunrise
16.86 Ophiucus Sky Map
Dwarf Planet Pluto Large Telescope 07:01
0h 54m before sunrise
14.30 Sagittarius Sky Map
Comet C/2014 R1 (Borisov) Professional Telescope 07:38
0h 17m before sunrise
26.55 Sagittarius Sky Map
Asteroid 99942 Apophis Professional Telescope 07:19
0h 36m before sunrise
21.01 Sagittarius Sky Map
Comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques) Professional Telescope 05:14
2h 41m before sunrise
25.62 Scutum Sky Map
Asteroid 7 Iris Small Telescope 07:28
0h 26m before sunrise
10.30 Sagittarius Sky Map

Sunrise: 07:55

Tonight's Conjunctions

In astronomy a conjunction is defined as a close apparent alignment in the sky between two or more celestial bodies. Here we list, the closest conjunctions happening between objects we are currently tracking, in order of increasing separation. The green arrow indicates that the objects are currently getting closer, while the red arrow means that the objects are increasing their apparent separation.

Object 1 Object 2 Separation
Comet 117P/Helin-Roman-Alu 1 Comet 116P/Wild 4 0° 00’ 30” Sky Map
Comet 80P/Peters-Hartley Asteroid 5 Astraea 0° 42’ 55” Sky Map
Comet 80P/Peters-Hartley Comet 210P/Christensen 1° 04’ 17” Sky Map
Comet 40P/Vaisala 1 Asteroid 8 Flora 1° 05’ 22” Sky Map
Comet 210P/Christensen Asteroid 5 Astraea 1° 17’ 58” Sky Map
Venus Asteroid 19 Fortuna 1° 18’ 43” Sky Map
Comet 17P/Holmes Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma 1° 27’ 30” Sky Map
Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell Comet 53P/Van Biesbroeck 1° 28’ 50” Sky Map
Comet 11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR Comet 108P/Ciffreo 1° 38’ 40” Sky Map
Comet 7P/Pons-Winnecke Asteroid 90377 Sedna (2003 VB12) 1° 39’ 33” Sky Map
Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 The Sun 1° 49’ 07” Sky Map
Comet C/2015 T4 (PANSTARRS) Comet C/2010 S1 (LINEAR) 1° 54’ 26” Sky Map
Comet 32P/Comas Sola Asteroid 10 Hygiea 1° 55’ 06” Sky Map
Comet 210P/Christensen Saturn 1° 59’ 43” Sky Map