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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Melbourne Point, New Zealand

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Thu, Oct 17 at 7:51 pm - Fri, Oct 18 at 6:38 am

10 hours, 47 minutes

Visible night of Oct 17 – Oct 18, 2019

Mercury: Until Thu 10:01 pm

Venus: Until Thu 9:16 pm

Mars: From Fri 6:07 am

Jupiter: Until Fri 12:35 am

Saturn: Until Fri 2:16 am

Uranus: From Thu 8:41 pm

Neptune: Until Fri 5:22 am

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Tonight's Sky in Melbourne Point, Oct 17 – Oct 18, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Melbourne Point

View just after sunset.

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

Thu, Oct 17 ↓10:01 pm

Oct 17, 2019
Oct 18, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Melbourne Point

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.

Thu, Oct 17 ↓9:16 pm

Oct 17, 2019
Oct 18, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Melbourne Point

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunrise and sunset only.

Mars is just 15 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Fri, Oct 18 ↑6:07 am

Oct 17, 2019
Oct 18, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Melbourne Point

View after sunset.

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

Fri, Oct 18 ↓12:35 am

Oct 17, 2019
Oct 18, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Melbourne Point

View after sunset.

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

Fri, Oct 18 ↓2:16 am

Oct 17, 2019
Oct 18, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Melbourne Point

Up most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. You may need binoculars.

Thu, Oct 17 ↑8:41 pm

Oct 17, 2019
Oct 18, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Melbourne Point

After sunset and most of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. Very faint, use binoculars.

Fri, Oct 18 ↓5:22 am

Oct 17, 2019
Oct 18, 2019

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Planets Visible in Melbourne Point

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Oct 18, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:31 amThu 10:01 pmThu 2:46 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 7:26 amThu 9:16 pmThu 2:21 pmFairly good visibility
MarsFri 6:07 amFri 6:31 pmFri 12:19 pmVery difficult to see
JupiterThu 9:40 amFri 12:35 amThu 5:07 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 11:25 amFri 2:16 amThu 6:51 pmAverage visibility
UranusThu 8:41 pmFri 7:16 amFri 1:58 amAverage visibility
NeptuneThu 4:35 pmFri 5:22 amThu 10:58 pmDifficult to see