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

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13 hours, 50 minutes

Thu, May 6 at 5:31 pm - Fri, May 7 at 7:21 am

Visible tonight, May 6 – May 7, 2021

Mercury: Until Thu 6:15 pm
Venus: Until Thu 6:03 pm
Mars: Until Thu 8:37 pm
Jupiter: From Fri 12:50 am
Saturn: From Thu 11:29 pm
Uranus: From Fri 6:54 am
Neptune: From Fri 2:48 am
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Tonight's Sky in Melbourne Point, May 6 – May 7, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Melbourne Point

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

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

Thu, May 6 ↓6:15 pm

May 6, 2021
May 7, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Melbourne Point

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Venus is just 11 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Thu, May 6 ↓6:03 pm

May 6, 2021
May 7, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Melbourne Point

View after sunset.

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

Thu, May 6 ↓8:37 pm

May 6, 2021
May 7, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Melbourne Point

View before sunrise.

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

Fri, May 7 ↑12:50 am

May 6, 2021
May 7, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Melbourne Point

View before sunrise.

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

Thu, May 6 ↑11:29 pm

May 6, 2021
May 7, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Melbourne Point

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.

Fri, May 7 ↑6:54 am

May 6, 2021
May 7, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Melbourne Point

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.

Fri, May 7 ↑2:48 am

May 6, 2021
May 7, 2021

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Planets Visible in Melbourne Point

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, May 6, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:57 amThu 6:15 pmThu 1:37 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 8:14 amThu 6:03 pmThu 1:09 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 11:36 amThu 8:37 pmThu 4:06 pmAverage visibility
JupiterFri 12:50 amFri 2:22 pmFri 7:36 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 11:29 pmFri 1:38 pmFri 6:34 amAverage visibility
UranusFri 6:54 amFri 5:14 pmFri 12:04 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 2:48 amFri 3:20 pmFri 9:04 amVery difficult to see