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 8 – 00h00m00s
(UTC)


General informations and celestial positions in equatorial coordinates (observer independent)
Magnitude Distance
from Earth
Constellation Right
Ascension
Declination Illuminated
Area
Moon -12.42 368,507 km Cancer 9h15m44.14s 15°51’31.4″

75%
Sun -26.8 0.99 u.a. Ophiuchus 16h59m31.26s -22°42’25.6″

100%
Mercury 2.62 0.72 u.a. Sagittarius 17h48m18.31s -23°21’01.9″

10%
Venus -3.8 1.69 u.a. Ophiuchus 16h26m36.91s -21°13’05.5″

99%
Mars 1.65 2.15 u.a. Virgo 13h49m49.53s -10°12’21.6″

95%
Jupiter -1.57 6.23 u.a. Libra 14h41m27.03s -14°36’31.2″

100%
Saturn 0.5 11.02 u.a. Sagittarius 17h53m47.98s -22°30’12.6″

100%
Uranus 5.74 19.27 u.a. Pisces 1h32m56.42s 9°04’37.4″

100%
Neptune 7.9 30.01 u.a. Aquarius 22h53m16.59s -8°05’17.9″

100%