ecliptic positions from Explanatory Supplement orbits  
  coords of J2000.0 
 JD   2458468.63   2018/12/16  3: 0: 0 
       Mercury     169d  46m  39.13s |    5d  58m  53.89s r = 0.373627 
       Venus       114d  15m  11.79s |    2d   4m  25.94s r = 0.718656 
       Earth        83d  49m  50.60s |    0d   0m  -8.67s r = 0.984195 
       Mars         32d  13m  48.97s |    0d -32m -59.76s r = 1.435839 
       Jupiter     245d  17m  30.74s |    0d  45m  17.16s r = 5.355819 
       Saturn      280d  45m   0.45s |    0d  33m  15.34s r = 10.046066 
       Uranus       30d  53m  27.37s |    0d -31m -38.79s r = 19.866258 
       Neptune     345d  25m  57.90s |    0d -58m -55.96s r = 29.935913 
       Pluto       290d  33m  33.50s |    0d  -4m -46.27s r = 33.695565 
 
 equatorial positions from Explanatory Supplement orbits  
 uncorrected for aberration or light-delay 
 no corrections for precession or nutation 
 JD   2458468.63   2018/12/16  3: 0: 0 
       Mercury     16h   4m  15.131s |  -18d -33m -48.32s r = 1.027881 
       Venus       14h  29m  56.124s |  -11d -43m -44.91s r = 0.515830 
       Mars        23h  21m   9.393s |   -4d -56m -25.94s r = 1.129082 
       Jupiter     16h  25m  58.095s |  -21d  -1m -50.50s r = 6.296654 
       Saturn      18h  40m   8.353s |  -22d -36m -38.18s r = 10.991353 
       Uranus       1h  46m  55.525s |   10d  27m  14.64s r = 19.289151 
       Neptune     23h   0m  59.309s |   -7d -21m -30.85s r = 30.095384 
       Pluto       19h  25m  51.560s |  -22d  -3m  -5.35s r = 34.577428 
       moon         0h  11m  33.520s |   -3d -51m -37.09s r = 0.002656 
       sun         17h  34m  15.572s |  -23d -18m -17.85s r = 0.984186