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

Night Time

13 hours, 40 minutes

Thu, May 19 at 5:13 pm – Fri, May 20 at 6:54 am

Visible tonight, May 19 – May 20, 2022

Mercury: Until Thu 5:27 pm
Venus: From Fri 3:46 am
Mars: From Fri 1:55 am
Jupiter: From Fri 2:22 am
Saturn: From Thu 11:28 pm
Uranus: From Fri 5:51 am
Neptune: From Fri 1:51 am
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Tonight's Sky in Parkes, May 19 – May 20, 2022 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Parkes

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Thu, May 19 ↓5:27 pm

May 19, 2022
May 20, 2022

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Venus rise and set in Parkes

View before sunrise.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Fri, May 20 ↑3:46 am

May 19, 2022
May 20, 2022

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Mars rise and set in Parkes

View before sunrise.

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

Fri, May 20 ↑1:55 am

May 19, 2022
May 20, 2022

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Jupiter rise and set in Parkes

View before sunrise.

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

Fri, May 20 ↑2:22 am

May 19, 2022
May 20, 2022

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Saturn rise and set in Parkes

View before sunrise.

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

Thu, May 19 ↑11:28 pm

May 19, 2022
May 20, 2022

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Uranus rise and set in Parkes

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 13 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Fri, May 20 ↑5:51 am

May 19, 2022
May 20, 2022

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Neptune rise and set in Parkes

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 20 ↑1:51 am

May 19, 2022
May 20, 2022

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Planets Visible in Parkes

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, May 19, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:15 amThu 5:27 pmThu 12:21 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 3:46 amFri 3:20 pmFri 9:33 amGood visibility
MarsFri 1:55 amFri 2:16 pmFri 8:05 amAverage visibility
JupiterFri 2:22 amFri 2:27 pmFri 8:24 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 11:28 pmFri 12:47 pmFri 6:08 amAverage visibility
UranusFri 5:51 amFri 4:28 pmFri 11:09 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 1:51 amFri 2:10 pmFri 8:00 amVery difficult to see