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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in 43°31'51.4"S, 172°38'11.9"E

Night Time

10 hours, 28 minutes

Wed, Feb 21 at 8:29 pm – Thu, Feb 22 at 6:57 am

Visible tonight, Feb 21 – Feb 22, 2024

Mercury: From Thu 6:25 am
Venus: From Thu 4:39 am
Mars: From Thu 4:38 am
Jupiter: Until Wed 11:06 pm
Saturn: Until Wed 8:51 pm
Uranus: Until Wed 11:28 pm
Neptune: Until Wed 9:27 pm
Location of 43°31'51.4"S, 172°38'11.9"ELocation

Micro Full Moon on February 24

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Tonight's Sky in 43°31'51.4"S, 172°38'11.9"E, Feb 21 – Feb 22, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in 43°31'51.4"S, 172°38'11.9"E

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset.

Mercury is just 6 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Thu, Feb 22 ↑6:25 am

Feb 21, 2024
Feb 22, 2024

Mercury

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Venus rise and set in 43°31'51.4"S, 172°38'11.9"E

View just before sunrise.

Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Thu, Feb 22 ↑4:39 am

Feb 21, 2024
Feb 22, 2024

Venus

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Mars rise and set in 43°31'51.4"S, 172°38'11.9"E

View just before sunrise.

Mars is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Thu, Feb 22 ↑4:38 am

Feb 21, 2024
Feb 22, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in 43°31'51.4"S, 172°38'11.9"E

View after sunset.

Jupiter can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades.

Wed, Feb 21 ↓11:06 pm

Feb 21, 2024
Feb 22, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in 43°31'51.4"S, 172°38'11.9"E

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Saturn is just 7 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Wed, Feb 21 ↓8:51 pm

Feb 21, 2024
Feb 22, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in 43°31'51.4"S, 172°38'11.9"E

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. You may need binoculars.

Wed, Feb 21 ↓11:28 pm

Feb 21, 2024
Feb 22, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in 43°31'51.4"S, 172°38'11.9"E

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset. Bring binoculars (but don't look at the Sun!).

Neptune is just 25 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars, but only use them when sun is down.

Wed, Feb 21 ↓9:27 pm

Feb 21, 2024
Feb 22, 2024

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Planets Visible in 43°31'51.4"S, 172°38'11.9"E

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Feb 21, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:25 amThu 8:25 pmThu 1:26 pmDifficult to see
VenusThu 4:39 amThu 7:19 pmThu 12:00 noonFairly good visibility
MarsThu 4:38 amThu 7:23 pmThu 12:01 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterWed 12:49 pmWed 11:06 pmWed 5:58 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 7:31 amWed 8:51 pmWed 2:11 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusWed 1:40 pmWed 11:28 pmWed 6:34 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 9:04 amWed 9:27 pmWed 3:16 pmExtremely difficult to see