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Where is Jupiter?

Jupiter is currently in the constellation of Capricornus. The current Right Ascension is 20h 41m 20s and the Declination is -18° 49’ 09”.

20h 41m 20s
-18° 49’ 09”
Capricornus
  • Jupiter is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the South-West direction at an altitude of 11° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, Jupiter is visible to the naked eye, easyly even from highly light polluted areas.
  • See also Jupiter rise and set times.
  • Go to interactive sky chart

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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Jupiter is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Jupiter are available on TheSkyLive: 1) the Online Planetarium which is interactive and allows to select dates and additional objects to visualize; and 2) the Live Position and Data Tracker which provides the highest precision position data and features deep sky imagery from the Digitized Sky Survey.

Map showing Jupiter in Capricornus on January, 23 2021
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

See also the following additional resources about Jupiter