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 December 7 – 00h00m00s
(UTC)


General informations and celestial positions in equatorial coordinates (observer independent)
Magnitude Distance
from Earth
Constellation Right
Ascension
Declination Illuminated
Area
Moon -12.57 363,683 km Cancer 8h16m03.49s 18°25’30.3″

84%
Sun -26.8 0.99 u.a. Ophiuchus 16h55m08.77s -22°35’53.2″

100%
Mercury 2.01 0.73 u.a. Sagittarius 17h51m37.49s -23°40’55.9″

14%
Venus -3.8 1.69 u.a. Scorpio 16h21m19.20s -20°58’36.1″

99%
Mars 1.66 2.16 u.a. Virgo 13h47m26.66s -9°58’47.0″

95%
Jupiter -1.57 6.24 u.a. Libra 14h40m39.75s -14°32’55.6″

100%
Saturn 0.5 11.02 u.a. Sagittarius 17h53m17.83s -22°30’02.8″

100%
Uranus 5.73 19.26 u.a. Pisces 1h33m01.30s 9°05’03.8″

100%
Neptune 7.9 29.99 u.a. Aquarius 22h53m14.70s -8°05’30.8″

100%