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.


01-Sep15:47:37Uranus enters retrograde motion
05-Sep02:24:42Mercury at greatest elongation west
06-Sep02:24:42Mercury at highest altitude in morning sky
05-Sep08:59:04Lunar occultation of Venus
06-Sep04:34:04Mercury at dichotomy
06-Sep17:34:06Lunar occultation of Spica
08-Sep04:27:10Saturn at opposition
09-Sep05:43:44September ?-Perseid meteor shower 2024
11-Sep06:06:13Moon at First Quarter
17-Sep10:07:45Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
17-Sep10:07:45Lunar occultation of Saturn
17-Sep10:21:12Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn
18-Sep02:34:22Full Moon
18-Sep02:45:00Partial lunar eclipse
22-Sep10:57:14Close approach of the Moon and M45
22-Sep12:42:34September equinox
23-Sep22:22:41Close approach of the Moon and Jupiter
23-Sep23:22:09Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter
24-Sep02:08:53Lunar occultation of Beta Tauri
24-Sep18:50:23Moon at Last Quarter
25-Sep11:50:16Conjunction of the Moon and Mars
25-Sep12:45:52Close approach of the Moon and Mars
27-Sep06:31:54Daytime Sextantid meteor shower 2024
27-Sep12:00:00Comet C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan-ATLAS) passes perihelion

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