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: 13h 23m 38s   Dec: -08° 47’ 40”
Magnitude -26.8 in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

The Moon

R.A: 19h 15m 18s   Dec: -21° 01’ 51”
Magnitude -9.8 brightening in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Venus

Venus
Venus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 14h 13m 58s   Dec: -21° 17’ 13”
Magnitude -4.4 fading in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Jupiter

Jupiter
Jupiter is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 15h 30m 33s   Dec: -18° 15’ 50”
Magnitude -1.8 in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Mars

Mars
Mars is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 21h 03m 33s   Dec: -19° 58’ 30”
Magnitude -1.0 fading in Capricornus   object currently below the horizon

Mercury

Mercury
Mercury is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 14h 25m 48s   Dec: -15° 42’ 07”
Magnitude -0.3 fading in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Saturn

Saturn
Saturn is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 18h 15m 23s   Dec: -22° 46’ 43”
Magnitude 1.4 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Uranus

Uranus
Uranus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 01h 54m 45s   Dec: +11° 09’ 30”
Magnitude 5.7 in Aries   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Neptune

Neptune
Neptune is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 23h 02m 02s   Dec: -07° 16’ 16”
Magnitude 7.8 fading in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Planet Nine (conjectured)

R.A:-   Dec: -
Magnitude -