What to See & When

Here you can find information on;
  • Today's weather forecast for Guernsey
  • Monthly highlights with Sky Charts to help you visualise what celestial bodies are visible
  • Yearly information on the sun, moon, planets and meteors
  • A glossary of astronomical terms used in the various pages
Sky Charts generated by Sky Safari, Simulation Curriculum Corp.


04-Dec17:26:09Mercury at greatest elongation east
05-Dec05:49:56Moon at Last Quarter
06-Dec17:47:04December φ-Cassiopeid meteor shower 2023
08-Dec11:44:31Mercury at dichotomy
09-Dec13:43:58Close approach of the Moon and Venus
09-Dec16:40:30Monocerotid meteor shower 2023
09-Dec16:54:26Conjunction of the Moon and Venus
10-Dec17:26:09Mercury at highest altitude in evening sky
12-Dec15:30:06σ-Hydrid meteor shower 2023
14-Dec19:24:33Geminid meteor shower 2023
16-Dec13:51:53Comae Berenicid meteor shower 2023
17-Dec22:01:41Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn
17-Dec23:44:55Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
19-Dec18:39:46Moon at First Quarter
20-Dec12:10:48December Leonis Minorid meteor shower 2023
22-Dec03:24:44December solstice
22-Dec12:31:30Close approach of the Moon and Jupiter
22-Dec14:24:21Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter
23-Dec03:49:39Ursid meteor shower 2023
24-Dec08:56:52Close approach of the Moon and M45
27-Dec00:33:08Full Moon
31-Dec02:41:53Jupiter ends retrograde motion

Month Charts

Jovian Moons
Moons Data
15th December @ 8pm GMT
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