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Where is Mars?

Mars is currently in the constellation of Gemini. The current Right Ascension is 06h 49m 52s and the Declination is +24° 21’ 54”.

06h 49m 52s
+24° 21’ 54”
Gemini
  • Mars is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the South-South-East direction at an altitude of 62° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, Mars is visible to the naked eye, easy under dark skyes, might be difficult from heavily light pollyuted areas.
  • See also Mars rise and set times.
  • Go to interactive sky chart

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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Mars is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Mars 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 Mars in Gemini on May, 12 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 Mars