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

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Sun, Jul 21 at 5:07 pm - Mon, Jul 22 at 6:55 am

13 hours, 47 minutes

Visible tonight, Jul 21 – Jul 22, 2019

Mercury: ↓ Sun 5:18 pm ↑ Mon 6:35 am

Venus: From Mon 6:35 am

Mars: Until Sun 6:12 pm

Jupiter: Until Mon 4:00 am

Saturn: Until Mon 6:15 am

Uranus: From Mon 12:49 am

Neptune: From Sun 9:01 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Sydney, Jul 21 – Jul 22, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Sydney

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.

Sun, Jul 21 ↓5:18 pm
Mon, Jul 22 ↑6:35 am

Jul 21, 2019
Jul 22, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Sydney

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

Venus is just 7 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Mon, Jul 22 ↑6:35 am

Jul 21, 2019
Jul 22, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Sydney

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

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

Sun, Jul 21 ↓6:12 pm

Jul 21, 2019
Jul 22, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Sydney

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 10 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Mon, Jul 22 ↓4:00 am

Jul 21, 2019
Jul 22, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Sydney

Up most of the night.

Saturn is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night.

Mon, Jul 22 ↓6:15 am

Jul 21, 2019
Jul 22, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Sydney

View before sunrise. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. You may need binoculars.

Mon, Jul 22 ↑12:49 am

Jul 21, 2019
Jul 22, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Sydney

View in the early morning. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 9 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Jul 21 ↑9:01 pm

Jul 21, 2019
Jul 22, 2019

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Planets Visible in Sydney

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Jul 21, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:42 amSun 5:18 pmSun 12:00 noonExtremely difficult to see
VenusMon 6:35 amMon 4:35 pmMon 11:35 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 7:49 amSun 6:12 pmSun 1:00 pmVery difficult to see
JupiterSun 1:50 pmMon 4:00 amSun 8:55 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 4:04 pmMon 6:15 amSun 11:09 pmPerfect visibility
UranusMon 12:49 amMon 11:40 amMon 6:15 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 9:01 pmMon 9:34 amMon 3:17 amDifficult to see