Lists of our Planets

I’ve seen some alphabetical listing of our Solar System’s planets.

  • Mercury
    –  Mercury;  seen through by binocular & telescope.   
    –  naked-eye object in the morning.   
    –  naked-eye object in the evening.   
    –  Transits of Mercury
    .          –  2003 Transit of Mercury @ Emberton County Park, England  (Wednesday 7th May 2003.)   
    .          –  2016  Transit of Mercury in the UK  (Monday 9th May 2016)
    .          –  2019  Transit of Mercury in the UK  (Monday 11th November 2019)
    .          –  2032  Transit of Mercury in the UK  (7th November 2032)
    .          –  2039  Transit of Mercury in the UK  (7th May 2039)
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  • Venus    
    –  Venus;  seen through by binocular & telescope.   
    –  naked-eye object in the morning.   
    –  naked-eye object in the evening.   
    –  naked-eye object in broad daylight @ 13:00 / 1pm.   
    –  Transits of Venus
    .          –  2004 Transit of Venus (Tuesday 8th June 2004 @ Emberton County Park.)   
    .          –  2012  Transit of Venus @ Porthmadog, Wales  (Wednesday 6th June 2012 – Clouds obscuration)  X
    .          –  2117  Transit of Venus in the UK  (11th December 2117)
    –  Venus Occultation
    .          –  2007  Moon occultation of Venus  (Monday 18th June 2007 / photo  
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  • Earth
    –  Earth;  No, not yet – I need to save up for a ticket into Space for seeing a naked-eye of Earth.  X
    –  Earth’s satellite
    .          –  Moon  (Naked-eye / Binocular / telescope)  
    –  Phases of the Moon
    .         –  new (New Moon)   
    .         –  young   
    .         –  waxing crescent   
    .         –  waxing quarter (First quarter)   
    .         –  waxing gibbous   
    .         –  full (Full Moon)   
    .         –  waning gibbous   
    .         –  waning quarter (Last quarter)   
    .         –  waning crescent   
    .         –  old   
    –  Total Solar Eclipses
    .         –  1994  Partial Eclipse @ Milton Keynes, England  (Tuesday 10th May 1994 – Good seen through transparents clouds.)
    .         –  1999  Total Solar Eclipse @ Cornwall, England  (11th August 1999 – Dark Skies/no eclipsed due clouds obscuration.)  X
    .         –  2003  Total Annular Eclipse @ Durness, Scotland  (Saturday 31st May 2003 / photo)
    .         –  2005  Partial Eclipse @ Milton Keynes, England  (Monday 3rd October 2005 – failed due clouds obscuration.)  X
    .         –  2006  Total Solar Eclipse @ Antalya,  Turkey  (Wednesday 29th March 2006 / photo / video)   
    .         –  2008  Partial Eclipse @ Koningshof, Netherlands  (Friday 1st August 2008 / photo)
    .         –  2015  Total Solar Eclipse @ Faroe Island  (Friday 20th March 2015 / photo)   
    .         –  2017  Partial Eclipse in the UK  (Monday 21st August 2017) 
    .         –  2021  Partial Eclipse in the UK  (Tuesday 10th June 2021)
    .         –  2022  Partial Eclipse in the UK  (Tuesday 25th October 2021)
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  • Mars    
    –  Mars;  seen through by binocular & telescope.   
    –  naked-eye object in the morning.   
    –  naked-eye object in the evening.   
    –  naked eye object in broad daylight @11:00 / 11am (Friday 14th Sptember 2007).   
    –  Martian Polar ice caps
    .            –  North   
    .            –  South   
    –  Martian’s moons
                –  Deimos (not 100% to be confirmed?)
    –  Surface Features of Mars

    .           –  Acidalia Planitia   
    .           –  Arabia Terra   
    .           –  Dust Storms   
    .           –  Hellas Basin   
    .           –  Pravonis Mons   
    .           –  Syrtis Major   
    .           –  Solis Planum   
    .           –  Terra Sirenum   
    .           –  Water Ice Clouds   
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  • Jupiter
    –  Jupiter;  seen through by binocular & telescope.   
    –  naked-eye object in the morning.   
    –  naked-eye object in the evening.   
    –  Jupiter in broad daylight by binocular @ 16:00 /4pm on 9th March 2004.   
    –  Jupiter in broad daylight by telescope.   
    –  Jupiter’s satellite (Galilien moons)
    .         –  Io  (Binocular / telescope)   
    .         –  Europa  (Binocular / telescope)   
    .         –  Ganymede  (Binocular / telescope)   
    .         –  Callisto  (Binocular / telescope)   
     Atmosphere of Jupiter by large telescope (Cloud pattern on Jupiter – photo)
    .         –  North Polar Region   
    .         –  North Temperate Belt   
    .         –  North Equatorial Belt   
    .         –  Equatorial Zone   
    .         –  South Equatorial Belt   
    .         –  South Temperate Belt   
    .         –  South Polar Region   
    –  Jupiter moons shadow on Jupiter
    .         –  Io’s shadow transits  
    .         –  Europa’s shadow transits   
    .         –  Ganymede’s shadow transits   
    .         –  Callisto’s shadow  transits   
     Jupiter Occultation
    .          –  2002  Moon occultation of Jupiter  (Saturday 23rd February 2002 / photo)   
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  • Saturn
    –  Saturn;  seen through by binocular & telescope.   
    –  naked-eye object in the morning.   
    –  naked-eye object in the evening.   
    –  naked-eye object in the broad daylight @ 14:00 / 2pm.   
    –  ring & Cassini Division (diagram)   
    –  Saturn’s moons
    .          –  Dione   
    .          –  Enceladus   
    .          –  Iapetus   
    .          –  Rhea   
    .          –  Tetheys   
    .          –  Titan   
    –  Saturn Occultation
    .          –  2002  Moon occultation of Saturn  (Tuesday 16th April 2002 @ 10pm thru 10:30pm / photo)   
    .          –  2007  Moon occultation of Saturn  (Friday 2nd March 2007 @ 02:30am thru 3am/ photo)   
               –  2007  Moon occultation of Saturn  (Tuesday 22nd May 2007 @ 8pm thru 9:15pm / photo)   
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  • Uranus
    –  Uranus;  seen through by binocular & telescope.   
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  • Neptune
    –  Neptune;  seen through by binocular & telescope.   
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  • Pluto
    –  Pluto;  seen through by a large telescope.   
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