Here’s a table with magnitude, distance from Earth, location and illuminated area of Sun, Moon and planets of the Solar System. The locations are given with the constellation where the object is located and with its equatorial coordinates, independent of the observer’s position.

This table is published daily with data for 0h UTC.

Good Skies!


Solar System


2017 August 13 – 00h00m00s
(UTC)


General informations and celestial positions in equatorial coordinates (observer independent)
Magnitude Distance
from Earth
Constellation Right
Ascension
Declination Illuminated
Area
Moon -12.33 377,301 km Pisces 1h35m16.86s 5°01’34.6″

72%
Sun -26.8 1.01 u.a. Leo 9h31m23.03s 14°40’13.1″

100%
Mercury 1.28 0.69 u.a. Sextans 10h46m16.05s 3°33’35.4″

22%
Venus -3.9 1.23 u.a. Gemini 7h02m06.54s 21°43’17.5″

78%
Mars 1.69 2.66 u.a. Cancer 9h11m35.91s 17°23’44.3″

100%
Jupiter -1.66 5.91 u.a. Virgo 13h10m57.05s -6°16’59.6″

99%
Saturn 0.32 9.5 u.a. Ophiuchus 17h22m30.20s -21°56’09.3″

100%
Uranus 5.77 19.52 u.a. Pisces 1h46m43.57s 10°23’05.6″

100%
Neptune 7.82 29.01 u.a. Aquarius 23h00m30.62s -7°21’32.9″

100%