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Fri, May 26 at 5:11 pm - Sat, May 27 at 7:22 am

14 hours, 11 minutes

Visible tonight, May 26 – May 27, 2017

Mercury: From Sat 5:21 am

Venus: From Sat 3:35 am

Mars: Until Fri 6:18 pm

Jupiter: Until Sat 3:09 am

Saturn: From Fri 6:29 pm

Uranus: From Sat 4:10 am

Neptune: From Sat 12:40 am

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Tonight's Sky in Melbourne, May 26 – May 27, 2017 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Melbourne

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.

Sat, May 27 ↑5:21 am

May 26, 2017
May 27, 2017

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Venus rise and set in Melbourne

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, May 27 ↑3:35 am

May 26, 2017
May 27, 2017

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Mars rise and set in Melbourne

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mars is just 19 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Fri, May 26 ↓6:18 pm

May 26, 2017
May 27, 2017

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Jupiter rise and set in Melbourne

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 9 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Sat, May 27 ↓3:09 am

May 26, 2017
May 27, 2017

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Saturn rise and set in Melbourne

Most of the night until sunrise.

Saturn is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise.

Fri, May 26 ↑6:29 pm

May 26, 2017
May 27, 2017

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Uranus rise and set in Melbourne

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, May 27 ↑4:10 am

May 26, 2017
May 27, 2017

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Neptune rise and set in Melbourne

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, May 27 ↑12:40 am

May 26, 2017
May 27, 2017

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Planets Visible in Melbourne

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, May 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:21 amSat 4:06 pmSat 10:44 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 3:35 amSat 3:02 pmSat 9:18 amGreat visibility
MarsFri 8:54 amFri 6:18 pmFri 1:36 pmDifficult to see
JupiterFri 2:41 pmSat 3:09 amFri 8:55 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 6:29 pmSat 9:00 amSat 1:44 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 4:10 amSat 3:12 pmSat 9:41 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 12:40 amSat 1:28 pmSat 7:04 amVery difficult to see