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-Sep15:03:07Aurigid meteor shower 2023
04-Sep14:13:46Jupiter enters retrograde motion
04-Sep17:37:30Close approach of the Moon and Jupiter
04-Sep19:47:29Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter
05-Sep20:51:15Close approach of the Moon and M45
06-Sep22:21:39Moon at Last Quarter
09-Sep23:36:31September ε-Perseid meteor shower 2023
18-Sep12:09:48Venus at greatest brightness
22-Sep11:27:31Mercury at greatest elongation west
22-Sep19:26:23Mercury at dichotomy
22-Sep19:32:19Moon at First Quarter
23-Sep06:46:45September equinox
23-Sep11:27:31Mercury at highest altitude in morning sky
27-Sep01:29:10Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn
27-Sep03:12:47Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
28-Sep00:17:10Daytime Sextantid meteor shower 2023
29-Sep09:57:26Full Moon

Month Charts

Jovian Moons
Moons Data
15th September @ 9pm BST
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