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: 00h 54m 47s   Dec: +05° 51’ 44”
Magnitude -26.7 in Pisces   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

The Moon

R.A: 09h 49m 21s   Dec: +17° 18’ 49”
Magnitude -11.5 brightening in Cancer   object currently below the horizon

Venus

Venus
Venus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 03h 49m 26s   Dec: +23° 58’ 40”
Magnitude -4.6 brightening in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Jupiter

Jupiter
Jupiter is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 19h 45m 51s   Dec: -21° 16’ 55”
Magnitude -2.2 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Mercury

Mercury
Mercury is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 23h 25m 51s   Dec: -06° 15’ 39”
Magnitude -0.1 brightening in Aquarius   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Mars

Mars
Mars is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 20h 21m 59s   Dec: -20° 30’ 31”
Magnitude 0.8 brightening in Capricornus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Saturn

Saturn
Saturn is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 20h 11m 17s   Dec: -20° 04’ 58”
Magnitude 1.4 in Capricornus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Uranus

Uranus
Uranus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 02h 11m 47s   Dec: +12° 47’ 16”
Magnitude 5.9 in Aries   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Neptune

Neptune
Neptune is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 23h 21m 35s   Dec: -05° 14’ 50”
Magnitude 8.0 in Aquarius   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Planet Nine (conjectured)

R.A:-   Dec: -
Magnitude -