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: 15h 42m 26s   Dec: -19° 41’ 02”
Magnitude -26.8 in Libra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

The Moon

R.A: 01h 34m 52s   Dec: +04° 27’ 10”
Magnitude -11.8 brightening in Cetus   object currently below the horizon

Venus

Venus
Venus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 13h 33m 10s   Dec: -10° 13’ 14”
Magnitude -4.8 brightening in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Jupiter

Jupiter
Jupiter is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 16h 01m 51s   Dec: -19° 59’ 11”
Magnitude -1.7 in Libra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Mars

Mars
Mars is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 22h 20m 23s   Dec: -11° 57’ 57”
Magnitude -0.2 fading in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Mercury

Mercury
Mercury is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 16h 42m 15s   Dec: -23° 32’ 10”
Magnitude 1.3 fading in Ophiucus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Saturn

Saturn
Saturn is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 18h 28m 04s   Dec: -22° 44’ 12”
Magnitude 1.5 in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Uranus

Uranus
Uranus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 01h 49m 28s   Dec: +10° 40’ 48”
Magnitude 5.7 in Aries   object currently below the horizon

Neptune

Neptune
Neptune is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 23h 00m 28s   Dec: -07° 25’ 13”
Magnitude 7.9 in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Planet Nine (conjectured)

R.A:-   Dec: -
Magnitude -