Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
🌎 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: 13h 44m 49s   Dec: -10° 50’ 18”
Magnitude -26.8 in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

The Moon

R.A: 18h 11m 02s   Dec: -25° 06’ 33”
Magnitude -9.0 brightening in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Venus

Venus
Venus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 11h 31m 37s   Dec: +04° 27’ 57”
Magnitude -4.0 in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Mars

Mars
Mars is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 01h 12m 07s   Dec: +04° 56’ 46”
Magnitude -2.5 fading in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Jupiter

Jupiter
Jupiter is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 19h 24m 17s   Dec: -22° 28’ 14”
Magnitude -2.2 fading in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Saturn

Saturn
Saturn is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 19h 49m 57s   Dec: -21° 22’ 11”
Magnitude 1.4 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Mercury

Mercury
Mercury is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 14h 18m 05s   Dec: -16° 10’ 48”
Magnitude 3.0 fading in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Uranus

Uranus
Uranus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 02h 26m 19s   Dec: +13° 59’ 12”
Magnitude 5.7 in Aries   object currently below the horizon

Neptune

Neptune
Neptune is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 23h 18m 36s   Dec: -05° 39’ 38”
Magnitude 7.8 in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Planet Nine (conjectured)

R.A:-   Dec: -
Magnitude -