Online Sky Maps and Accurate Ephemeris Computation for Solar System Objects
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Welcome to This site provides detailed sky maps and ephemerides for a selection of interesting Solar System objects and detailed finder charts for other important transient astronomical objects like the most recent supernovae.

Besides the individual sky maps, this site includes an Online Planetarium feature which can be used to compute and visualize the positions of all the Solar System objects tracked by this site up to the year 2025.

Browse object categories

Major Bodies


Asteroids & Dwarf Planets



All objects in order of decreasing brightness

Click on each object to visualize a full screen live sky map and access additional information. A green arrow indicates that the object's brightness is increasing, a red arrow indicates that the brightness is decreasing.

Object Magnitude Constellation
Sun -26.73 Pisces
Venus -4.26 Aquarius
Jupiter -2.10 Gemini
Mars -1.41 Virgo
Mercury -1.11 Pisces
Saturn 0.97 Libra
Asteroid Vesta 5.76 Virgo
Uranus 5.93 Pisces
Asteroid Ceres 6.97 Virgo
Neptune 7.94 Aquarius
Asteroid Pallas 8.06 Leo
Comet C/2012 K1 (PANSTARRS) 9.24 Bootes
Asteroid Juno 9.55 Pisces
Asteroid Hebe 10.28 Aquarius
Comet C/2012 X1 (LINEAR) 11.24 Aquarius
Comet 290P/Jager 11.45 Gemini
Asteroid Bamberga 11.73 Taurus
Asteroid Hygiea 11.89 Aries
Comet C/2013 V1 (Boattini) 11.91 Perseus
Comet 25D/Neujmin 2 12.84 Sextans
Comet 154P/Brewington 12.84 Auriga
Asteroid Astraea 12.85 Aquarius
Comet 134P/Kowal-Vavrova 13.19 Virgo
Comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques) 13.26 Puppis
Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell 13.60 Gemini
Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) 14.19 Fornax
Pluto 14.19 Sagittarius
Comet 209P/LINEAR 14.37 Camelopardalis
Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 14.65 Lupus
Comet C/2013 R1 (Lovejoy) 14.89 Serpens
Comet C/2011 J2 (LINEAR) 15.00 Cassiopeia
Comet C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS) 15.18 Hercules
Comet C/2010 S1 (LINEAR) 15.24 Aquila
Comet C/2013 V5 (Oukaimeden) 15.26 Taurus
Comet 4P/Faye 15.36 Pisces
Comet 117P/Helin-Roman-Alu 1 15.60 Capricornus
Comet P/2008 J2 (Beshore) 15.74 Coma
Comet 119P/Parker-Hartley 15.98 Taurus
Comet 294P/LINEAR 15.98 Ara
Comet C/2013 Y2 (PANSTARRS) 16.01 Puppis
Comet 17P/Holmes 16.11 Pisces
Comet C/2006 S3 (LONEOS) 16.64 Virgo
Comet 269P/Jedicke 16.86 Taurus
Asteroid Makemake 16.88 Coma
Comet C/2012 V2 (LINEAR) 17.12 Apus
Comet 284P/McNaught 17.47 Capricornus
Comet 32P/Comas Sola 17.50 Aries
Comet C/2014 A4 (SONEAR) 17.67 Lepus
Comet C/2014 AA52 (Catalina) 18.09 Hydra
Comet C/2014 C3 (NEOWISE) 18.33 Leo
Asteroid Eris 18.71 Cetus
Comet C/2014 F1 (Hill) 18.94 Corona
Comet 80P/Peters-Hartley 18.99 Monoceros
Comet 110P/Hartley 3 19.10 Pisces
Comet C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS) 19.13 Auriga
Comet Encke (2P/Encke) 19.20 Aquarius
Comet C/2014 F2 (Tenagra) 19.32 Hercules
Comet 210P/Christensen 19.92 Aquarius
Comet C/2013 YG46 (Spacewatch) 20.85 Gemini
Comet 15P/Finlay 20.96 Scorpius
Comet 40P/Vaisala 1 20.99 Taurus
Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko 21.24 Sagittarius
Comet C/2013 R4 (Borisov) 21.78 Centaurus
Comet 7P/Pons-Winnecke 22.20 Lynx
Comet P/2013 V3 (Nevski) 22.20 Ursa Major
Asteroid 2013 TV135 24.39 Gemini
Comet Halley (1P/Halley) 25.35 Hydra
Comet 6P/d'Arrest 30.26 Coma
Comet 103P/Hartley 2 31.12 Libra
Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks 31.41 Ophiucus
Comet C/2012 F6 (Lemmon) - Cepheus
Dawn Spacecraft - Virgo
Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) - Auriga
Juno Spacecraft - Gemini
Maven Spacecraft - Virgo
New Horizons Spacecraft - Sagittarius
Pioneer 11 Spacecraft - Scutum
Rosetta Spacecraft - Sagittarius
Voyager 1 Spacecraft - Ophiucus
Voyager 2 Spacecraft - Telescopium