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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Stonehaven, Scotland, United Kingdom

Night Time

13 hours, 30 minutes

Tue, Feb 27 at 5:35 pm – Wed, Feb 28 at 7:05 am

Visible night of Feb 27 – Feb 28, 2024

Mercury: Extremely difficult to see
Venus: From Wed 6:34 am
Mars: From Wed 6:33 am
Jupiter: Until Tue 11:51 pm
Uranus: Until Wed 12:47 am
Neptune: Until Tue 7:19 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Stonehaven, Feb 27 – Feb 28, 2024 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Stonehaven

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 2 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Feb 27, 2024
Feb 28, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Stonehaven

Try before sunrise.

Venus rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Wed, Feb 28 ↑6:34 am

Feb 27, 2024
Feb 28, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Stonehaven

Try before sunrise.

Mars rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Wed, Feb 28 ↑6:33 am

Feb 27, 2024
Feb 28, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Stonehaven

View after sunset.

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

Tue, Feb 27 ↓11:51 pm

Feb 27, 2024
Feb 28, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Stonehaven

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 28 ↓12:47 am

Feb 27, 2024
Feb 28, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Stonehaven

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Neptune is just 18 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Tue, Feb 27 ↓7:19 pm

Feb 27, 2024
Feb 28, 2024

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Planets Visible in Stonehaven

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Feb 28, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:21 amWed 5:29 pmWed 12:24 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 6:34 amWed 2:59 pmWed 10:46 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 6:33 amWed 2:38 pmWed 10:35 amVery difficult to see
JupiterTue 8:40 amTue 11:51 pmTue 4:16 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 7:20 amWed 5:29 pmWed 12:25 pmNot visible
UranusTue 8:50 amWed 12:47 amTue 4:49 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 7:42 amTue 7:19 pmTue 1:30 pmExtremely difficult to see