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

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Fri, Oct 2 at 7:36 pm - Sat, Oct 3 at 7:00 am

11 hours, 24 minutes

Visible tonight, Oct 2 – Oct 3, 2020

Mercury: Until Fri 9:51 pm
Venus: From Sat 5:29 am
Mars: From Fri 8:38 pm
Jupiter: Until Sat 3:28 am
Saturn: Until Sat 3:54 am
Uranus: From Fri 10:01 pm
Neptune: Until Sat 6:25 am
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Tonight's Sky in Melbourne Point, Oct 2 – Oct 3, 2020 (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.

Fri, Oct 2 ↓9:51 pm

Oct 2, 2020
Oct 3, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Melbourne Point

View before sunrise.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sat, Oct 3 ↑5:29 am

Oct 2, 2020
Oct 3, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Melbourne Point

Up most of the night.

Mars is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night.

Fri, Oct 2 ↑8:38 pm

Oct 2, 2020
Oct 3, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Melbourne Point

View after sunset.

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

Sat, Oct 3 ↓3:28 am

Oct 2, 2020
Oct 3, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Melbourne Point

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 8 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Sat, Oct 3 ↓3:54 am

Oct 2, 2020
Oct 3, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Melbourne Point

Most of the night until sunrise. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Fri, Oct 2 ↑10:01 pm

Oct 2, 2020
Oct 3, 2020

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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.

Sat, Oct 3 ↓6:25 am

Oct 2, 2020
Oct 3, 2020

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Planets Visible in Melbourne Point

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Oct 2, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 7:52 amFri 9:51 pmFri 2:51 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 5:29 amSat 4:12 pmSat 10:50 amGood visibility
MarsFri 8:38 pmSat 8:00 amSat 2:19 amPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 12:36 pmSat 3:28 amFri 8:02 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 1:12 pmSat 3:54 amFri 8:33 pmPerfect visibility
UranusFri 10:01 pmSat 8:24 amSat 3:13 amAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 5:44 pmSat 6:25 amSat 12:04 amDifficult to see