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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Orange, New South Wales, Australia

Night Time

13 hours, 54 minutes

Thu, May 30 at 5:04 pm – Fri, May 31 at 6:58 am

Visible tonight, May 30 – May 31, 2024

Mercury: From Fri 5:37 am
Venus: From Fri 6:52 am
Mars: From Fri 3:13 am
Jupiter: From Fri 6:16 am
Saturn: From Fri 12:31 am
Uranus: From Fri 5:43 am
Neptune: From Fri 1:23 am
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Tonight's Sky in Orange, May 30 – May 31, 2024 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Orange

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset.

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

Fri, May 31 ↑5:37 am

May 30, 2024
May 31, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Orange

View before sunrise.

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

Fri, May 31 ↑3:13 am

May 30, 2024
May 31, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Orange

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset.

Jupiter is just 8 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Fri, May 31 ↑6:16 am

May 30, 2024
May 31, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Orange

View before sunrise.

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

Fri, May 31 ↑12:31 am

May 30, 2024
May 31, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Orange

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 15 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Fri, May 31 ↑5:43 am

May 30, 2024
May 31, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Orange

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.

Fri, May 31 ↑1:23 am

May 30, 2024
May 31, 2024

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Planets Visible in Orange

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, May 30, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:37 amFri 4:11 pmFri 10:54 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 6:52 amFri 4:59 pmFri 11:56 amVery close to Sun, not visible
MarsFri 3:13 amFri 2:36 pmFri 8:55 amAverage visibility
JupiterFri 6:16 amFri 4:32 pmFri 11:24 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnFri 12:31 amFri 1:07 pmFri 6:49 amAverage visibility
UranusFri 5:43 amFri 4:05 pmFri 10:54 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 1:23 amFri 1:33 pmFri 7:28 amVery difficult to see