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-Dec22:41:30Conjunction of the Moon and Venus
04-Dec23:44:28Close approach of the Moon and Venus
05-Dec23:53:19December ?-Cassiopeid meteor shower 2024
06-Dec09:59:42Jupiter at perigee
06-Dec23:32:02Mars enters retrograde motion
07-Dec20:50:43Jupiter at opposition
08-Dec08:41:08Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
08-Dec08:41:08Lunar occultation of Saturn
08-Dec08:55:40Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn
08-Dec15:27:08Moon at First Quarter
08-Dec22:47:13Monocerotid meteor shower 2024
11-Dec21:38:56?-Hydrid meteor shower 2024
13-Dec17:54:21Close approach of the Moon and M45
14-Dec01:35:34Geminid meteor shower 2024
14-Dec18:28:09Close approach of the Moon and Jupiter
14-Dec19:42:41Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter
14-Dec23:59:57The Orion Nebula is well placed
15-Dec07:25:11Lunar occultation of Beta Tauri
15-Dec09:01:34Full Moon
15-Dec20:04:40Comae Berenicid meteor shower 2024
18-Dec08:48:12Conjunction of the Moon and Mars
18-Dec09:17:10Close approach of the Moon and Mars
18-Dec09:17:10Lunar occultation of Mars
19-Dec18:25:58December Leonis Minorid meteor shower 2024
20-Dec14:51:14Mercury at dichotomy
21-Dec09:20:14December solstice
22-Dec10:04:43Ursid meteor shower 2024
22-Dec22:18:49Moon at Last Quarter
24-Dec20:20:52Lunar occultation of Spica
20-Dec07:10:31Mercury at highest altitude in morning sky
25-Dec07:10:31Mercury at greatest elongation west
28-Dec23:57:29The cluster NGC 2232 is well placed
29-Dec23:57:50The Rosette Nebula is well placed

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