Home   Sun & Moon   Night Sky   Australia   Rockhampton
Flag for Australia

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

Night Time

12 hours, 27 minutes

Thu, Apr 15 at 5:44 pm - Fri, Apr 16 at 6:11 am

Visible tonight, Apr 15 – Apr 16, 2021

Mercury: From Fri 5:56 am
Venus: Until Thu 6:02 pm
Mars: Until Thu 9:17 pm
Jupiter: From Fri 1:49 am
Saturn: From Fri 12:47 am
Uranus: Until Thu 6:30 pm
Neptune: From Fri 3:43 am
Location of RockhamptonLocation
Loading stars...

Beta The Interactive Night Sky Map simulates the sky above Rockhampton on a date of your choice. Use it to locate a planet, the Moon, or the Sun and track their movements across the sky. The map also shows the phases of the Moon, and all solar and lunar eclipses. Need some help?

The animation is not supported by your device/browser.

Please use another device/browser or check out the desktop version of the Interactive Night Sky Map.

Tonight's Sky in Rockhampton, Apr 15 – Apr 16, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Rockhampton

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 5 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Fri, Apr 16 ↑5:56 am

Apr 15, 2021
Apr 16, 2021

Mercury

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Venus rise and set in Rockhampton

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Venus is just 5 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Thu, Apr 15 ↓6:02 pm

Apr 15, 2021
Apr 16, 2021

Venus

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

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.

Thu, Apr 15 ↓9:17 pm

Apr 15, 2021
Apr 16, 2021

Mars

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Jupiter rise and set in Rockhampton

View before sunrise.

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

Fri, Apr 16 ↑1:49 am

Apr 15, 2021
Apr 16, 2021

Jupiter

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Saturn rise and set in Rockhampton

View before sunrise.

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

Fri, Apr 16 ↑12:47 am

Apr 15, 2021
Apr 16, 2021

Saturn

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Uranus rise and set in Rockhampton

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 14 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Thu, Apr 15 ↓6:30 pm

Apr 15, 2021
Apr 16, 2021

Uranus

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Neptune rise and set in Rockhampton

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

Neptune is just 33 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Very faint, use binoculars.

Fri, Apr 16 ↑3:43 am

Apr 15, 2021
Apr 16, 2021

Neptune

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Planets Visible in Rockhampton

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Apr 15, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:56 amFri 5:35 pmFri 11:46 amVery difficult to see
VenusThu 6:34 amThu 6:02 pmThu 12:18 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 10:45 amThu 9:17 pmThu 4:01 pmAverage visibility
JupiterFri 1:49 amFri 2:40 pmFri 8:14 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 12:47 amFri 1:54 pmFri 7:21 amAverage visibility
UranusThu 7:17 amThu 6:30 pmThu 12:54 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 3:43 amFri 4:01 pmFri 9:52 amExtremely difficult to see