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

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Wed, May 22 at 4:58 pm - Thu, May 23 at 6:45 am

13 hours, 47 minutes

Visible night of May 22 – May 23, 2019

Mercury: Until Wed 4:58 pm

Venus: From Thu 4:56 am

Mars: Until Wed 7:05 pm

Jupiter: From Wed 6:13 pm

Saturn: From Wed 8:18 pm

Uranus: From Thu 4:34 am

Neptune: From Thu 12:57 am

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Tonight's Sky in Sydney, May 22 – May 23, 2019 (6 planets visible)

Venus rise and set in Sydney

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.

Thu, May 23 ↑4:56 am

May 22, 2019
May 23, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Sydney

View after sunset.

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

Wed, May 22 ↓7:05 pm

May 22, 2019
May 23, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Sydney

Most of the night until sunrise.

Jupiter is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise.

Wed, May 22 ↑6:13 pm

May 22, 2019
May 23, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Sydney

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 10 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Wed, May 22 ↑8:18 pm

May 22, 2019
May 23, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Sydney

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

Uranus is just 27 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars.

Thu, May 23 ↑4:34 am

May 22, 2019
May 23, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Sydney

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.

Thu, May 23 ↑12:57 am

May 22, 2019
May 23, 2019

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Planets Visible in Sydney

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, May 23, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:48 amWed 4:58 pmWed 11:54 amVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusThu 4:56 amThu 3:49 pmThu 10:23 amFairly good visibility
MarsWed 9:22 amWed 7:05 pmWed 2:14 pmAverage visibility
JupiterWed 6:13 pmThu 8:26 amThu 1:19 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 8:18 pmThu 10:25 amThu 3:21 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 4:34 amThu 3:30 pmThu 10:02 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneThu 12:57 amThu 1:30 pmThu 7:13 amVery difficult to see