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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

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Wed, Nov 21 at 8:16 pm - Thu, Nov 22 at 5:37 am

9 hours, 20 minutes

Visible tonight, Nov 21 – Nov 22, 2018

Mercury: Until Wed 9:23 pm

Venus: From Thu 4:04 am

Mars: Until Thu 2:17 am

Jupiter: Until Wed 8:32 pm

Saturn: Until Wed 11:09 pm

Uranus: Until Thu 4:23 am

Neptune: Until Thu 2:39 am

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Tonight's Sky in Launceston, Nov 21 – Nov 22, 2018 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Launceston

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mercury is just 14 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Wed, Nov 21 ↓9:23 pm

Nov 21, 2018
Nov 22, 2018

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Venus rise and set in Launceston

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.

Thu, Nov 22 ↑4:04 am

Nov 21, 2018
Nov 22, 2018

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Mars rise and set in Launceston

View after sunset.

Mars can be seen for more than 6 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Thu, Nov 22 ↓2:17 am

Nov 21, 2018
Nov 22, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in Launceston

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Wed, Nov 21 ↓8:32 pm

Nov 21, 2018
Nov 22, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in Launceston

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Nov 21 ↓11:09 pm

Nov 21, 2018
Nov 22, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in Launceston

After sunset and most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. You may need binoculars.

Thu, Nov 22 ↓4:23 am

Nov 21, 2018
Nov 22, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in Launceston

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 6 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Thu, Nov 22 ↓2:39 am

Nov 21, 2018
Nov 22, 2018

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Planets Visible in Launceston

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Nov 21, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:21 amWed 9:23 pmWed 1:53 pmVery difficult to see
VenusThu 4:04 amThu 5:21 pmThu 10:43 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 12:48 pmThu 2:17 amWed 7:33 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 5:57 amWed 8:32 pmWed 1:14 pmVery difficult to see
SaturnWed 8:11 amWed 11:09 pmWed 3:40 pmAverage visibility
UranusWed 5:36 pmThu 4:23 amWed 11:00 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 1:43 pmThu 2:39 amWed 8:11 pmDifficult to see