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

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Mon, Apr 22 at 5:37 pm - Tue, Apr 23 at 6:34 am

12 hours, 57 minutes

Visible tonight, Apr 22 – Apr 23, 2019

Mercury: From Tue 4:34 am

Venus: From Tue 4:13 am

Mars: Until Mon 7:56 pm

Jupiter: From Mon 8:34 pm

Saturn: From Mon 10:31 pm

Uranus: Until Mon 5:40 pm

Neptune: From Tue 3:04 am

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Tonight's Sky in Parkes, Apr 22 – Apr 23, 2019 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Parkes

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, Apr 23 ↑4:34 am

Apr 22, 2019
Apr 23, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Parkes

View just before sunrise.

Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Tue, Apr 23 ↑4:13 am

Apr 22, 2019
Apr 23, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Parkes

View after sunset.

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

Mon, Apr 22 ↓7:56 pm

Apr 22, 2019
Apr 23, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Parkes

View in the early morning.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 9 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Mon, Apr 22 ↑8:34 pm

Apr 22, 2019
Apr 23, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Parkes

View in the early morning.

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

Mon, Apr 22 ↑10:31 pm

Apr 22, 2019
Apr 23, 2019

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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.

Tue, Apr 23 ↑3:04 am

Apr 22, 2019
Apr 23, 2019

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Planets Visible in Parkes

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Apr 22, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 4:34 amTue 4:37 pmTue 10:36 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 4:13 amTue 4:20 pmTue 10:17 amFairly good visibility
MarsMon 10:02 amMon 7:56 pmMon 2:59 pmAverage visibility
JupiterMon 8:34 pmTue 10:45 amTue 3:39 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 10:31 pmTue 12:34 pmTue 5:33 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 6:39 amMon 5:40 pmMon 12:09 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
NeptuneTue 3:04 amTue 3:37 pmTue 9:21 amVery difficult to see