The Solar System at your Fingertips
🌎 Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Sun, Moon and Planets

Click on the thumbnails to view detailed information about each major Solar System object.

Visibility from selected location  = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

The Sun

R.A: 19h 56m 31s   Dec: -20° 44’ 22”
Magnitude -26.8 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

The Moon

R.A: 04h 34m 59s   Dec: +18° 05’ 20”
Magnitude -11.6 brightening in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Venus

Venus
Venus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 16h 37m 58s   Dec: -18° 51’ 41”
Magnitude -4.5 fading in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Jupiter

Jupiter
Jupiter is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 16h 54m 44s   Dec: -21° 57’ 48”
Magnitude -1.8 in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Mercury

Mercury
Mercury is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 19h 24m 11s   Dec: -23° 38’ 03”
Magnitude -0.8 brightening in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Mars

Mars
Mars is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 00h 40m 19s   Dec: +04° 23’ 33”
Magnitude 0.7 fading in Pisces   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Saturn

Saturn
Saturn is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 18h 56m 40s   Dec: -22° 19’ 48”
Magnitude 1.4 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Uranus

Uranus
Uranus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 01h 46m 15s   Dec: +10° 24’ 39”
Magnitude 5.8 in Pisces   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Neptune

Neptune
Neptune is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 23h 03m 23s   Dec: -07° 05’ 43”
Magnitude 7.9 in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Planet Nine (conjectured)

R.A:-   Dec: -
Magnitude -