Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
🌎 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: 09h 40m 10s   Dec: +13° 56’ 45”
Magnitude -26.7 in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

The Moon

R.A: 06h 20m 21s   Dec: +23° 33’ 31”
Magnitude -8.0 fading in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Venus

Venus
Venus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 06h 29m 48s   Dec: +20° 06’ 01”
Magnitude -4.4 fading in Gemini   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Jupiter

Jupiter
Jupiter is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 19h 19m 55s   Dec: -22° 33’ 31”
Magnitude -2.7 fading in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Mercury

Mercury
Mercury is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 09h 32m 59s   Dec: +16° 21’ 30”
Magnitude -2.0 brightening in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Mars

Mars
Mars is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 01h 32m 58s   Dec: +05° 18’ 16”
Magnitude -1.4 brightening in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Saturn

Saturn
Saturn is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 19h 54m 35s   Dec: -21° 05’ 58”
Magnitude 1.0 fading in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Uranus

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

Neptune

Neptune
Neptune is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 23h 24m 54s   Dec: -04° 59’ 12”
Magnitude 7.8 in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Planet Nine (conjectured)

R.A:-   Dec: -
Magnitude -