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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Kilimanjaro, Kilifi, Kenya

Night Time

11 hours, 45 minutes

Wed, Feb 1 at 6:41 pm – Thu, Feb 2 at 6:26 am

Visible tonight, Feb 1 – Feb 2, 2023

Mercury: From Thu 4:42 am
Venus: Until Wed 8:15 pm
Mars: Until Thu 2:02 am
Jupiter: Until Wed 9:59 pm
Saturn: Until Wed 7:33 pm
Uranus: Until Thu 12:21 am
Neptune: Until Wed 9:14 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Kilimanjaro, Feb 1 – Feb 2, 2023 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Kilimanjaro

View just before sunrise.

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

Thu, Feb 2 ↑4:42 am

Feb 1, 2023
Feb 2, 2023

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Venus rise and set in Kilimanjaro

View just after sunset.

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

Wed, Feb 1 ↓8:15 pm

Feb 1, 2023
Feb 2, 2023

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Mars rise and set in Kilimanjaro

View after sunset.

Mars can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Thu, Feb 2 ↓2:02 am

Feb 1, 2023
Feb 2, 2023

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Jupiter rise and set in Kilimanjaro

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Feb 1 ↓9:59 pm

Feb 1, 2023
Feb 2, 2023

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Saturn rise and set in Kilimanjaro

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset.

Saturn is just 14 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Wed, Feb 1 ↓7:33 pm

Feb 1, 2023
Feb 2, 2023

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Uranus rise and set in Kilimanjaro

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.

Thu, Feb 2 ↓12:21 am

Feb 1, 2023
Feb 2, 2023

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Neptune rise and set in Kilimanjaro

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Very faint, use binoculars.

Wed, Feb 1 ↓9:14 pm

Feb 1, 2023
Feb 2, 2023

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Planets Visible in Kilimanjaro

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Feb 1, 2023
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 4:42 amThu 4:58 pmThu 10:50 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 8:05 amWed 8:15 pmWed 2:10 pmFairly good visibility
MarsWed 2:11 pmThu 2:02 amWed 8:07 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 9:57 amWed 9:59 pmWed 3:58 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 7:24 amWed 7:33 pmWed 1:29 pmDifficult to see
UranusWed 12:26 pmThu 12:21 amWed 6:24 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 9:10 amWed 9:14 pmWed 3:12 pmVery difficult to see