Welcome to SKY:Lab Astronomy Software - home of STAR Atlas:PRO Planetarium, Star Atlas and Telescope Control
Welcome to SKY:Lab Astronomy Software - home of STAR Atlas:PRO Planetarium, Star Atlas and Telescope Control
STAR Atlas:PRO Astronomy Software
a spectacular Planetarium and Star Atlas
packed with features for astronomers and stargazers of all levels

STAR Atlas:PRO™ planets


STAR Atlas:PRO's Planets database provides you with precision Planet positions and information for each of the Planets, the Sun and the Moon, Jupiter's Great Red Spot and also Jupiter's Moons.

Also see Events at Jupiter for observing
Jupiter's Great Red Spot and Jupiter's Moons

There's a wealth of useful information included for each Planet.

Apparent Magnitude.
Apparent Equatorial Diameter.
Elongation.
Phase Angle.
Distance from Earth.
Parallax.
Right Acension (R.A.) position.
Declination (Dec.) position.
Altitude position.
Azimuth position.
Rise, Transit and Set Times.
Geocentric R.A. and Dec.
Angular Separation from last object selected.
Mass.
Equatorial Radius.
Polar Radius.
Escape Velocity.
Semi-major Axis.
Sidereal Orbit Period.
Perihelion.
Aphelion.
Mean Orbital Velocity.
Orbit Inclination.
Sidereal Rotation Period.
Length of Day.
Minimum Distance from Earth.
Maximum Distance from Earth.
Minimum Apparent Diameter from Earth.
Maximum Apparent Diameter from Earth.
Maximum Apparent Visual Magnitude.
Temperature range.
Atmospheric composition.
Relative Apparent Size and Phase.