Southern Hemisphere view of the Moon and Planets for the month
Each of the pages gives a guide to the visibility of the Moon,
planets and to solar system events during the month.
January 2012 February 2012 March 2012 April 2012 May 2012 June 2012 July 2012 August 2012 September 2012 October 2012 November 2012 December 2011
Links to other Solar System Information on site and elsewhereA summary of the visibility, geocentric phenomena and mutual conjunctions of the planets during the year are in planets in 2011 and planets in 2012.
A summary of the visibility of the planets throughout the year, and times of rising and setting of the Sun, Moon and planets throughout the year can also be found on the LINZ astronomical information web pages as PDF files.
For information on the planets and other objects in the solar system visit the Nine Planets site.