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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia

Night Time

9 hours, 47 minutes

Wed, Oct 20 at 7:15 pm - Thu, Oct 21 at 5:02 am

Visible night of Oct 20 – Oct 21, 2021

Mercury: From Thu 4:47 am
Venus: Until Thu 12:12 am
Mars: From Thu 5:01 am
Jupiter: Until Thu 3:40 am
Saturn: Until Thu 3:07 am
Uranus: From Wed 8:39 pm
Neptune: Until Thu 4:25 am
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Tonight's Sky in Macquarie Island, Oct 20 – Oct 21, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Macquarie Island

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

Mercury is just 17 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Thu, Oct 21 ↑4:47 am

Oct 20, 2021
Oct 21, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Macquarie Island

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.

Thu, Oct 21 ↓12:12 am

Oct 20, 2021
Oct 21, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Macquarie Island

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Thu, Oct 21 ↑5:01 am

Oct 20, 2021
Oct 21, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Macquarie Island

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 8 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Thu, Oct 21 ↓3:40 am

Oct 20, 2021
Oct 21, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Macquarie Island

View after sunset.

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

Thu, Oct 21 ↓3:07 am

Oct 20, 2021
Oct 21, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Macquarie Island

Up most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. You may need binoculars.

Wed, Oct 20 ↑8:39 pm

Oct 20, 2021
Oct 21, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Macquarie Island

After sunset and most of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. Very faint, use binoculars.

Thu, Oct 21 ↓4:25 am

Oct 20, 2021
Oct 21, 2021

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Planets Visible in Macquarie Island

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Oct 21, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 4:47 amThu 5:26 pmThu 11:06 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 6:20 amThu 12:12 amWed 3:16 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 5:01 amThu 6:47 pmThu 11:53 amExtremely difficult to see
JupiterWed 12:35 pmThu 3:40 amWed 8:08 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 11:05 amThu 3:07 amWed 7:06 pmPerfect visibility
UranusWed 8:39 pmThu 5:43 amThu 1:11 amAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 3:26 pmThu 4:25 amWed 9:56 pmDifficult to see