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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia

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Tue, Apr 23 at 5:38 pm - Wed, Apr 24 at 6:14 am

12 hours, 37 minutes

Visible tonight, Apr 23 – Apr 24, 2019

Mercury: From Wed 4:27 am

Venus: From Wed 4:05 am

Mars: Until Tue 8:07 pm

Jupiter: From Tue 8:43 pm

Saturn: From Tue 10:39 pm

Uranus: From Wed 6:12 am

Neptune: From Wed 2:56 am

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Tonight's Sky in Rockhampton, Apr 23 – Apr 24, 2019 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Rockhampton

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.

Wed, Apr 24 ↑4:27 am

Apr 23, 2019
Apr 24, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Rockhampton

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.

Wed, Apr 24 ↑4:05 am

Apr 23, 2019
Apr 24, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Rockhampton

View after sunset.

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

Tue, Apr 23 ↓8:07 pm

Apr 23, 2019
Apr 24, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Rockhampton

View in the early morning.

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

Tue, Apr 23 ↑8:43 pm

Apr 23, 2019
Apr 24, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Rockhampton

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 7 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Tue, Apr 23 ↑10:39 pm

Apr 23, 2019
Apr 24, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Rockhampton

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.

Wed, Apr 24 ↑2:56 am

Apr 23, 2019
Apr 24, 2019

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Planets Visible in Rockhampton

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Apr 23, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 4:27 amWed 4:29 pmWed 10:28 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 4:05 amWed 4:10 pmWed 10:08 amFairly good visibility
MarsTue 9:30 amTue 8:07 pmTue 2:48 pmAverage visibility
JupiterTue 8:43 pmWed 10:09 amWed 3:26 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 10:39 pmWed 12:00 noonWed 5:20 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 6:12 amWed 5:33 pmWed 11:52 amVery close to Sun, not visible
NeptuneWed 2:56 amWed 3:19 pmWed 9:07 amVery difficult to see