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 15 – 00h00m00s
(UTC)


General informations and celestial positions in equatorial coordinates (observer independent)
Magnitude Distance
from Earth
Constellation Right
Ascension
Declination Illuminated
Area
Moon -10.01 401,357 km Libra 15h05m27.39s -12°07’14.6″

10%
Sun -26.8 0.98 u.a. Ophiuchus 17h30m20.85s -23°15’34.8″

100%
Mercury 5.93 0.68 u.a. Ophiuchus 17h11m19.58s -20°42’56.0″

2%
Venus -3.79 1.7 u.a. Ophiuchus 17h04m08.37s -22°36’43.7″

99%
Mars 1.61 2.1 u.a. Virgo 14h06m34.89s -11°45’21.5″

94%
Jupiter -1.59 6.16 u.a. Libra 14h46m52.14s -15°00’49.4″

100%
Saturn 0.48 11.04 u.a. Sagittarius 17h57m20.68s -22°31’08.2″

100%
Uranus 5.75 19.37 u.a. Pisces 1h32m26.94s 9°02’00.2″

100%
Neptune 7.91 30.13 u.a. Aquarius 22h53m33.30s -8°03’25.5″

100%