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

Night Time

13 hours, 23 minutes

Fri, Apr 23 at 5:28 pm - Sat, Apr 24 at 6:51 am

Visible tonight, Apr 23 – Apr 24, 2021

Mercury: Until Fri 5:39 pm
Venus: Until Fri 5:49 pm
Mars: Until Fri 8:31 pm
Jupiter: From Sat 1:12 am
Saturn: From Fri 11:57 pm
Uranus: Until Fri 5:47 pm
Neptune: From Sat 3:19 am
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Tonight's Sky in Launceston, Apr 23 – Apr 24, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Launceston

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mercury is just 5 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Fri, Apr 23 ↓5:39 pm

Apr 23, 2021
Apr 24, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Launceston

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Venus is just 7 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Fri, Apr 23 ↓5:49 pm

Apr 23, 2021
Apr 24, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Launceston

View after sunset.

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

Fri, Apr 23 ↓8:31 pm

Apr 23, 2021
Apr 24, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Launceston

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, Apr 24 ↑1:12 am

Apr 23, 2021
Apr 24, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Launceston

View before sunrise.

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

Fri, Apr 23 ↑11:57 pm

Apr 23, 2021
Apr 24, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Launceston

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Fri, Apr 23 ↓5:47 pm

Apr 23, 2021
Apr 24, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Launceston

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.

Sat, Apr 24 ↑3:19 am

Apr 23, 2021
Apr 24, 2021

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Planets Visible in Launceston

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Apr 23, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 7:14 amFri 5:39 pmFri 12:27 pmDifficult to see
VenusFri 7:26 amFri 5:49 pmFri 12:38 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 11:38 amFri 8:31 pmFri 4:04 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSat 1:12 amSat 2:51 pmSat 8:01 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 11:57 pmSat 2:11 pmSat 7:04 amAverage visibility
UranusFri 7:28 amFri 5:47 pmFri 12:37 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSat 3:19 amSat 3:52 pmSat 9:35 amVery difficult to see