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: 20h 14m 58s   Dec: -19° 49’ 26”
Magnitude -26.8 in Capricornus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

The Moon

R.A: 02h 34m 54s   Dec: +10° 56’ 39”
Magnitude -10.3 brightening in Pisces   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Venus

Venus
Venus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 19h 09m 24s   Dec: -22° 41’ 44”
Magnitude -3.9 in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Jupiter

Jupiter
Jupiter is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 20h 39m 24s   Dec: -18° 56’ 19”
Magnitude -2.0 in Capricornus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Mercury

Mercury
Mercury is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 21h 29m 28s   Dec: -15° 28’ 47”
Magnitude -0.8 fading in Capricornus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Mars

Mars
Mars is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 02h 16m 23s   Dec: +14° 54’ 43”
Magnitude 0.2 fading in Aries   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Saturn

Saturn
Saturn is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 20h 24m 41s   Dec: -19° 42’ 31”
Magnitude 1.3 in Capricornus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Uranus

Uranus
Uranus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 02h 17m 06s   Dec: +13° 15’ 13”
Magnitude 5.8 fading in Aries   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Neptune

Neptune
Neptune is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 23h 20m 01s   Dec: -05° 28’ 07”
Magnitude 7.9 in Aquarius   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Planet Nine (conjectured)

R.A:-   Dec: -
Magnitude -