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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in 56°37'23.6"N, 6°03'45.5"W

Night Time

7 hours, 19 minutes

Sat, May 18 at 9:40 pm – Sun, May 19 at 4:59 am

Visible tonight, May 18 – May 19, 2024

Mercury: From Sun 4:40 am
Venus: From Sun 4:58 am
Mars: From Sun 3:57 am
Saturn: From Sun 3:28 am
Uranus: From Sun 4:53 am
Neptune: From Sun 3:39 am
Location of 56°37'23.6"N, 6°03'45.5"WLocation

Mars Watch

Mars is getting higher and higher in the pre-dawn sky—although it is still not visible for observers at northerly latitudes. The Red Planet will become much brighter later this year, as it heads toward opposition on January 16, 2025.

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Tonight's Sky in 56°37'23.6"N, 6°03'45.5"W, May 18 – May 19, 2024 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in 56°37'23.6"N, 6°03'45.5"W

Try before sunrise.

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

Sun, May 19 ↑4:40 am

May 18, 2024
May 19, 2024

Mercury

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Venus rise and set in 56°37'23.6"N, 6°03'45.5"W

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

Venus is just 5 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, May 19 ↑4:58 am

May 18, 2024
May 19, 2024

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Mars rise and set in 56°37'23.6"N, 6°03'45.5"W

View before sunrise.

Mars can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. It is quite close to the horizon, making it fainter because the light has to cover a larger distance when traveling through the Earth's atmosphere. Make sure to get an unobstructed view.

Sun, May 19 ↑3:57 am

May 18, 2024
May 19, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in 56°37'23.6"N, 6°03'45.5"W

View before sunrise.

Saturn can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter.

Sun, May 19 ↑3:28 am

May 18, 2024
May 19, 2024

Saturn

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Uranus rise and set in 56°37'23.6"N, 6°03'45.5"W

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 5 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sun, May 19 ↑4:53 am

May 18, 2024
May 19, 2024

Uranus

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Neptune rise and set in 56°37'23.6"N, 6°03'45.5"W

View before sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, May 19 ↑3:39 am

May 18, 2024
May 19, 2024

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Planets Visible in 56°37'23.6"N, 6°03'45.5"W

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, May 18, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 4:40 amSun 6:58 pmSun 11:48 amDifficult to see
VenusSun 4:58 amSun 9:10 pmSun 1:03 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 3:57 amSun 5:00 pmSun 10:28 amSlightly difficult to see
JupiterSun 5:08 amSun 9:30 pmSun 1:19 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
SaturnSun 3:28 amSun 2:17 pmSun 8:53 amAverage visibility
UranusSun 4:53 amSun 9:03 pmSun 12:58 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSun 3:39 amSun 3:28 pmSun 9:34 amVery difficult to see