Astronomy

The Planets

 

The Planets
Planet Image Constellation Sky Chart
Mercury 1st planet after the Sun at a mean distance of 0.3871 AU. Mercury has no Moons. Best time to see is 19th March about 05.15 hours in the constellation of Aquarius.

 

Venus 2nd planet after the Sun at a mean distance of 0.7233 AU. Venus has no Moons. Currently in the constellation of Sagittarius.

Mars 4th planet after the Sun at a mean distance of 1.524 AU. Mars has 2 Moons. Currently in the constellation of Sagittarius, best time to see is on the 08th February around 18.00 looking South-East.

 

Jupiter 5th planet after the Sun at a mean distance of 5.203 AU. Jupiter has 28 Moons. Currently in the constellation of Taurus. Best time to observe is the evening of 01 March looking South-SouthWest from 19.00

 

Saturn 6th planet after the Sun at a mean distance of 9.539 AU. Saturn has 30 Moons. Currently in Libra. Best time to see is the 31st March about 01.30 looking South.

 

Uranus 7th planet after the Sun at a mean distance of 19.19 AU. Uranus has 24 Moons. Currently in the constellation of Pisces.

 

 

 

Neptune 8th planet after the Sun at a mean distance of 30.06 AU. Neptune has 8 Moons. Currently in the constellation of Aquarius.

 

 

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