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

Major Solar System Objects

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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: 20h 35m 44s   Dec: -18° 38’ 02”
Magnitude -26.8 in Capricornus   object currently below the horizon

The Moon

R.A: 15h 24m 26s   Dec: -18° 35’ 36”
Magnitude -9.6 fading in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Venus

Venus
Venus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 18h 45m 06s   Dec: -16° 11’ 28”
Magnitude -4.8 brightening in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Jupiter

Jupiter
Jupiter is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 22h 31m 34s   Dec: -10° 18’ 49”
Magnitude -2.1 in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Saturn

Saturn
Saturn is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 21h 09m 09s   Dec: -17° 15’ 54”
Magnitude 0.7 brightening in Capricornus   object currently below the horizon

Mars

Mars
Mars is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 18h 06m 01s   Dec: -23° 51’ 29”
Magnitude 1.5 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Mercury

Mercury
Mercury is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 20h 00m 57s   Dec: -16° 53’ 36”
Magnitude 3.3 brightening in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Uranus

Uranus
Uranus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 02h 32m 59s   Dec: +14° 36’ 33”
Magnitude 5.8 in Aries   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Neptune

Neptune
Neptune is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 23h 28m 36s   Dec: -04° 36’ 36”
Magnitude 7.8 in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon