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: 23h 04m 47s   Dec: -05° 54’ 14”
Magnitude -26.8 in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

The Moon

R.A: 16h 32m 41s   Dec: -21° 59’ 58”
Magnitude -10.4 fading in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Venus

Venus
Venus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 22h 47m 44s   Dec: -09° 10’ 16”
Magnitude -3.9 in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Jupiter

Jupiter
Jupiter is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 21h 20m 02s   Dec: -16° 11’ 00”
Magnitude -2.0 in Capricornus   object currently below the horizon

Mercury

Mercury
Mercury is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 21h 21m 15s   Dec: -15° 49’ 59”
Magnitude 0.1 brightening in Capricornus   object currently below the horizon

Mars

Mars
Mars is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 03h 52m 27s   Dec: +21° 41’ 36”
Magnitude 1.0 fading in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Saturn

Saturn
Saturn is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 20h 44m 54s   Dec: -18° 32’ 38”
Magnitude 1.4 in Capricornus   object currently below the horizon

Uranus

Uranus
Uranus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 02h 21m 06s   Dec: +13° 36’ 42”
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 25m 27s   Dec: -04° 53’ 08”
Magnitude 8.0 in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Planet Nine (conjectured)

R.A:-   Dec: -
Magnitude -