Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
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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: 03h 39m 21s   Dec: +19° 30’ 45”
Magnitude -26.7 in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

The Moon

R.A: 17h 48m 24s   Dec: -27° 07’ 43”
Magnitude -12.0 fading in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Venus

Venus
Venus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 01h 08m 26s   Dec: +05° 13’ 25”
Magnitude -4.0 fading in Pisces   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Jupiter

Jupiter
Jupiter is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 00h 05m 47s   Dec: -00° 35’ 30”
Magnitude -2.2 brightening in Pisces   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Mars

Mars
Mars is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 23h 43m 27s   Dec: -03° 36’ 47”
Magnitude 0.7 brightening in Aquarius   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Saturn

Saturn
Saturn is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 21h 49m 24s   Dec: -14° 18’ 02”
Magnitude 0.7 in Capricornus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Mercury

Mercury
Mercury is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 04h 01m 04s   Dec: +20° 22’ 47”
Magnitude 5.5 fading in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Uranus

Uranus
Uranus is visible to the naked eye
R.A: 02h 51m 33s   Dec: +16° 03’ 42”
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 42m 18s   Dec: -03° 09’ 51”
Magnitude 7.8 in Pisces   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon