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: 09h 42m 13s   Dec: +13° 46’ 26”
Magnitude -26.7 in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

The Moon

R.A: 01h 17m 32s   Dec: +05° 18’ 15”
Magnitude -11.2 fading in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Venus

Venus
Venus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 08h 31m 32s   Dec: +19° 30’ 09”
Magnitude -3.9 in Cancer   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Jupiter

Jupiter
Jupiter is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 00h 31m 10s   Dec: +01° 42’ 56”
Magnitude -2.8 in Cetus   object currently below the horizon

Mars

Mars
Mars is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 03h 41m 47s   Dec: +18° 04’ 37”
Magnitude 0.0 in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Mercury

Mercury
Mercury is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 11h 15m 42s   Dec: +04° 17’ 22”
Magnitude 0.1 fading in Leo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Saturn

Saturn
Saturn is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 21h 37m 03s   Dec: -15° 35’ 07”
Magnitude 0.3 fading in Capricornus   object currently below the horizon

Uranus

Uranus
Uranus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 03h 04m 54s   Dec: +16° 59’ 58”
Magnitude 5.8 in Aries   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Neptune

Neptune
Neptune is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 23h 41m 48s   Dec: -03° 17’ 21”
Magnitude 7.7 in Pisces   object currently below the horizon