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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Sat, Apr 4 at 5:42 pm - Sun, Apr 5 at 5:59 am

12 hours, 17 minutes

Visible night of Apr 4 – Apr 5, 2020

Mercury: From Sun 4:07 am

Venus: Until Sat 7:54 pm

Mars: From Sun 12:30 am

Jupiter: From Sat 11:52 pm

Saturn: From Sun 12:20 am

Uranus: Until Sat 6:43 pm

Neptune: From Sun 4:03 am

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Tonight's Sky in Brisbane, Apr 4 – Apr 5, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Brisbane

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.

Sun, Apr 5 ↑4:07 am

Apr 4, 2020
Apr 5, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Brisbane

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.

Sat, Apr 4 ↓7:54 pm

Apr 4, 2020
Apr 5, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Brisbane

View before sunrise.

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

Sun, Apr 5 ↑12:30 am

Apr 4, 2020
Apr 5, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Brisbane

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, Apr 4 ↑11:52 pm

Apr 4, 2020
Apr 5, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Brisbane

View before sunrise.

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

Sun, Apr 5 ↑12:20 am

Apr 4, 2020
Apr 5, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Brisbane

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

Uranus is just 21 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars.

Sat, Apr 4 ↓6:43 pm

Apr 4, 2020
Apr 5, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Brisbane

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

Neptune is just 25 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Apr 5 ↑4:03 am

Apr 4, 2020
Apr 5, 2020

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Planets Visible in Brisbane

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Apr 5, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 4:07 amSun 4:37 pmSun 10:22 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 9:36 amSat 7:54 pmSat 2:45 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 12:30 amSun 2:04 pmSun 7:17 amAverage visibility
JupiterSat 11:52 pmSun 1:29 pmSun 6:40 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 12:20 amSun 1:51 pmSun 7:05 amAverage visibility
UranusSat 7:34 amSat 6:43 pmSat 1:09 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSun 4:03 amSun 4:27 pmSun 10:15 amExtremely difficult to see