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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan

Night Time

13 hours, 10 minutes

Wed, Jan 20 at 5:28 pm - Thu, Jan 21 at 6:38 am

Visible night of Jan 20 – Jan 21, 2021

Mercury: Until Wed 6:49 pm
Venus: From Thu 5:39 am
Mars: Until Thu 12:38 am
Jupiter: Until Wed 5:58 pm
Saturn: Until Wed 5:42 pm
Uranus: Until Thu 12:37 am
Neptune: Until Wed 9:05 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Taipei, Jan 20 – Jan 21, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Taipei

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.

Wed, Jan 20 ↓6:49 pm

Jan 20, 2021
Jan 21, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Taipei

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.

Thu, Jan 21 ↑5:39 am

Jan 20, 2021
Jan 21, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Taipei

View after sunset.

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

Thu, Jan 21 ↓12:38 am

Jan 20, 2021
Jan 21, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Taipei

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Jupiter is just 7 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Wed, Jan 20 ↓5:58 pm

Jan 20, 2021
Jan 21, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Taipei

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Saturn is just 4 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Wed, Jan 20 ↓5:42 pm

Jan 20, 2021
Jan 21, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Taipei

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. You may need binoculars.

Thu, Jan 21 ↓12:37 am

Jan 20, 2021
Jan 21, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Taipei

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Very faint, use binoculars.

Wed, Jan 20 ↓9:05 pm

Jan 20, 2021
Jan 21, 2021

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Planets Visible in Taipei

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Jan 21, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:45 amWed 6:49 pmWed 1:17 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 5:39 amThu 4:16 pmThu 10:57 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 11:37 amThu 12:38 amWed 6:07 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 7:07 amWed 5:58 pmWed 12:32 pmSlightly difficult to see
SaturnWed 6:55 amWed 5:42 pmWed 12:18 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusWed 11:44 amThu 12:37 amWed 6:11 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 9:22 amWed 9:05 pmWed 3:14 pmVery difficult to see