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 October 13 – 00h00m00s
(UTC)


General informations and celestial positions in equatorial coordinates (observer independent)
Magnitude Distance
from Earth
Constellation Right
Ascension
Declination Illuminated
Area
Moon -11.83 372,263 km Gemini 7h50m40.48s 18°40’51.0″

45%
Sun -26.8 1.0 u.a. Virgo 13h13m17.04s -7°45’32.8″

100%
Mercury -1.12 1.42 u.a. Virgo 13h25m27.34s -8°14’11.1″

100%
Venus -3.82 1.54 u.a. Virgo 11h55m53.23s 2°04’08.2″

93%
Mars 1.83 2.5 u.a. Virgo 11h39m10.07s 3°31’16.5″

98%
Jupiter -1.52 6.42 u.a. Virgo 13h55m07.18s -10°41’37.1″

100%
Saturn 0.54 10.47 u.a. Ophiuchus 17h29m50.35s -22°13’00.5″

100%
Uranus 5.69 18.92 u.a. Pisces 1h40m20.04s 9°46’08.8″

100%
Neptune 7.84 29.15 u.a. Aquarius 22h54m41.31s -7°57’48.3″

100%