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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Mon, Mar 30 at 7:16 pm - Tue, Mar 31 at 7:33 am

12 hours, 17 minutes

Visible night of Mar 30 – Mar 31, 2020

Mercury: From Tue 5:20 am

Venus: Until Mon 9:06 pm

Mars: From Tue 1:42 am

Jupiter: From Tue 1:17 am

Saturn: From Tue 1:48 am

Uranus: Until Mon 8:21 pm

Neptune: From Tue 5:48 am

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Beta The Interactive Night Sky Map simulates the sky above Melbourne on a date of your choice. Use it to locate a planet, the Moon, or the Sun and track their movements across the sky. The map also shows the phases of the Moon, and all solar and lunar eclipses. Need some help?

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Tonight's Sky in Melbourne, Mar 30 – Mar 31, 2020 (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.

Tue, Mar 31 ↑5:20 am

Mar 30, 2020
Mar 31, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Melbourne

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.

Mon, Mar 30 ↓9:06 pm

Mar 30, 2020
Mar 31, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Melbourne

View before sunrise.

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

Tue, Mar 31 ↑1:42 am

Mar 30, 2020
Mar 31, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Melbourne

View before sunrise.

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

Tue, Mar 31 ↑1:17 am

Mar 30, 2020
Mar 31, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Melbourne

View before sunrise.

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

Tue, Mar 31 ↑1:48 am

Mar 30, 2020
Mar 31, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Melbourne

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

Uranus is just 25 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars.

Mon, Mar 30 ↓8:21 pm

Mar 30, 2020
Mar 31, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Melbourne

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see. Use binoculars.

Neptune is just 21 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it. Very faint, use binoculars.

Tue, Mar 31 ↑5:48 am

Mar 30, 2020
Mar 31, 2020

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Planets Visible in Melbourne

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Mar 31, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:20 amTue 6:17 pmTue 11:49 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 11:30 amMon 9:06 pmMon 4:18 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 1:42 amTue 4:07 pmTue 8:55 amAverage visibility
JupiterTue 1:17 amTue 3:42 pmTue 8:29 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 1:48 amTue 4:04 pmTue 8:56 amAverage visibility
UranusMon 9:38 amMon 8:21 pmMon 2:59 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneTue 5:48 amTue 6:24 pmTue 12:06 pmExtremely difficult to see