Your guide to the Solar System
🌎 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: 20h 45m 05s   Dec: -18° 02’ 43”
Magnitude -26.8 in Capricornus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

The Moon

R.A: 00h 10m 59s   Dec: -04° 24’ 55”
Magnitude -8.2 brightening in Aquarius   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Venus

Venus
Venus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 23h 20m 14s   Dec: -05° 21’ 56”
Magnitude -4.1 brightening in Aquarius   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Jupiter

Jupiter
Jupiter is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 18h 55m 54s   Dec: -22° 46’ 11”
Magnitude -1.9 in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Mercury

Mercury
Mercury is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 21h 38m 05s   Dec: -15° 42’ 51”
Magnitude -1.0 fading in Capricornus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Mars

Mars
Mars is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 17h 05m 33s   Dec: -22° 48’ 21”
Magnitude 1.4 brightening in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Saturn

Saturn
Saturn is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 19h 45m 36s   Dec: -21° 12’ 08”
Magnitude 1.4 in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Uranus

Uranus
Uranus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 02h 01m 58s   Dec: +11° 53’ 51”
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 12m 45s   Dec: -06° 10’ 32”
Magnitude 8.0 in Aquarius   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Planet Nine (conjectured)

R.A:-   Dec: -
Magnitude -