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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

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Tue, Mar 31 at 6:34 pm - Wed, Apr 1 at 6:42 am

12 hours, 8 minutes

Visible night of Mar 31 – Apr 1, 2020

Mercury: From Wed 4:47 am

Venus: Until Tue 8:52 pm

Mars: From Wed 1:27 am

Jupiter: From Wed 12:59 am

Saturn: From Wed 1:28 am

Uranus: Until Tue 7:49 pm

Neptune: From Wed 5:06 am

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Beta The Interactive Night Sky Map simulates the sky above Alice Springs on a date of your choice. Use it to locate a planet, the Moon, or the Sun and track their movements across the sky. The map also shows the phases of the Moon, and all solar and lunar eclipses. Need some help?

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Tonight's Sky in Alice Springs, Mar 31 – Apr 1, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Alice Springs

View just before sunrise.

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

Wed, Apr 1 ↑4:47 am

Mar 31, 2020
Apr 1, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Alice Springs

View after sunset.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Tue, Mar 31 ↓8:52 pm

Mar 31, 2020
Apr 1, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Alice Springs

View before sunrise.

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

Wed, Apr 1 ↑1:27 am

Mar 31, 2020
Apr 1, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Alice Springs

View before sunrise.

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

Wed, Apr 1 ↑12:59 am

Mar 31, 2020
Apr 1, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Alice Springs

View before sunrise.

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

Wed, Apr 1 ↑1:28 am

Mar 31, 2020
Apr 1, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Alice Springs

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is just 24 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars.

Tue, Mar 31 ↓7:49 pm

Mar 31, 2020
Apr 1, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Alice Springs

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see. Use binoculars.

Neptune is just 22 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it. Very faint, use binoculars.

Wed, Apr 1 ↑5:06 am

Mar 31, 2020
Apr 1, 2020

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Planets Visible in Alice Springs

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Apr 1, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 4:47 amWed 5:20 pmWed 11:04 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 10:12 amTue 8:52 pmTue 3:32 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 1:27 amWed 2:49 pmWed 8:08 amAverage visibility
JupiterWed 12:59 amWed 2:21 pmWed 7:40 amFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 1:28 amWed 2:45 pmWed 8:07 amAverage visibility
UranusTue 8:31 amTue 7:49 pmTue 2:10 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneWed 5:06 amWed 5:27 pmWed 11:17 amExtremely difficult to see