Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
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🌎  Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Major Solar System Objects

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: 12h 04m 40s   Dec: -00° 30’ 33”
Magnitude -26.7 in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

The Moon

R.A: 11h 14m 34s   Dec: +08° 38’ 00”
Magnitude -5.5 fading in Leo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Venus

Venus
Venus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 11h 39m 47s   Dec: +03° 44’ 35”
Magnitude -3.9 in Leo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Jupiter

Jupiter
Jupiter is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 00h 16m 00s   Dec: -00° 01’ 54”
Magnitude -2.9 in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Mars

Mars
Mars is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 05h 05m 37s   Dec: +22° 01’ 36”
Magnitude -0.5 brightening in Taurus   object currently below the horizon

Saturn

Saturn
Saturn is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 21h 27m 08s   Dec: -16° 24’ 03”
Magnitude 0.5 fading in Capricornus   object currently below the horizon

Mercury

Mercury
Mercury is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 11h 50m 28s   Dec: -01° 38’ 48”
Magnitude 5.3 brightening in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Uranus

Uranus
Uranus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 03h 03m 26s   Dec: +16° 53’ 32”
Magnitude 5.7 in Aries   object currently below the horizon

Neptune

Neptune
Neptune is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 23h 38m 03s   Dec: -03° 42’ 27”
Magnitude 7.7 in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon