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Tue, Mar 28 at 7:19 pm - Wed, Mar 29 at 7:31 am

12 hours, 11 minutes

Visible night of Mar 28 – Mar 29, 2017

Mercury: Until Tue 7:55 pm

Venus: From Wed 7:15 am

Mars: Until Tue 8:49 pm

Jupiter: From Tue 7:48 pm

Saturn: From Tue 11:29 pm

Uranus: Until Tue 8:00 pm

Neptune: From Wed 5:25 am

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Currently showing previous night. For planet visibility in the coming night, please check again after 12 noon.

Tonight's Sky in Melbourne, Mar 28 – Mar 29, 2017 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Melbourne

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mercury is just 18 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Tue, Mar 28 ↓7:55 pm

Mar 28, 2017
Mar 29, 2017

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Mars rise and set in Melbourne

View after sunset.

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

Tue, Mar 28 ↓8:49 pm

Mar 28, 2017
Mar 29, 2017

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Jupiter rise and set in Melbourne

Up most of the night.

Jupiter is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night.

Tue, Mar 28 ↑7:48 pm

Mar 28, 2017
Mar 29, 2017

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Saturn rise and set in Melbourne

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 8 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Tue, Mar 28 ↑11:29 pm

Mar 28, 2017
Mar 29, 2017

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Uranus rise and set in Melbourne

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 16 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Tue, Mar 28 ↓8:00 pm

Mar 28, 2017
Mar 29, 2017

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Neptune rise and set in Melbourne

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

Neptune is just 25 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Wed, Mar 29 ↑5:25 am

Mar 28, 2017
Mar 29, 2017

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Planets Visible in Melbourne

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Mar 29, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 9:02 amTue 7:55 pmTue 2:29 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 7:15 amWed 6:26 pmWed 12:50 pmNot visible
MarsTue 10:27 amTue 8:49 pmTue 3:38 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 7:48 pmWed 8:30 amWed 2:09 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 11:29 pmWed 2:00 pmWed 6:44 amPerfect visibility
UranusTue 8:49 amTue 8:00 pmTue 2:24 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneWed 5:25 amWed 6:16 pmWed 11:51 amExtremely difficult to see