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


2018 January 13 – 00h00m00s
(UTC)


General informations and celestial positions in equatorial coordinates (observer independent)
Magnitude Distance
from Earth
Constellation Right
Ascension
Declination Illuminated
Area
Moon -10.42 404,689 km Ophiuchus 16h29m54.38s -16°56’47.4″

14%
Sun -26.8 0.98 u.a. Sagittarius 19h38m11.24s -21°31’06.6″

100%
Mercury -0.18 1.21 u.a. Sagittarius 18h10m28.41s -23°07’49.2″

82%
Venus -3.78 1.71 u.a. Sagittarius 19h42m35.81s -22°14’45.5″

100%
Mars 1.39 1.85 u.a. Libra 15h17m44.39s -17°22’56.5″

92%
Jupiter -1.71 5.79 u.a. Libra 15h06m45.11s -16°23’32.6″

99%
Saturn 0.52 10.98 u.a. Sagittarius 18h12m01.34s -22°31’06.2″

100%
Uranus 5.8 19.84 u.a. Pisces 1h32m02.53s 9°00’43.1″

100%
Neptune 7.94 30.57 u.a. Aquarius 22h55m44.28s -7°49’27.1″

100%