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

Night Time

Sat, Aug 15 at 5:30 pm - Sun, Aug 16 at 6:21 am

12 hours, 51 minutes

Visible night of Aug 15 – Aug 16, 2020

Mercury: Extremely difficult to see
Venus: From Sun 3:27 am
Mars: From Sat 9:57 pm
Jupiter: Until Sun 4:27 am
Saturn: Until Sun 4:58 am
Uranus: From Sat 11:16 pm
Neptune: From Sat 7:28 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Toowoomba, Aug 15 – Aug 16, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Toowoomba

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 3 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Aug 15, 2020
Aug 16, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Toowoomba

View before sunrise.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, Aug 16 ↑3:27 am

Aug 15, 2020
Aug 16, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Toowoomba

View in the early morning.

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

Sat, Aug 15 ↑9:57 pm

Aug 15, 2020
Aug 16, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Toowoomba

After sunset and most of the night.

Jupiter is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset.

Sun, Aug 16 ↓4:27 am

Aug 15, 2020
Aug 16, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Toowoomba

After sunset and most of the night.

Saturn is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset.

Sun, Aug 16 ↓4:58 am

Aug 15, 2020
Aug 16, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Toowoomba

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 7 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Sat, Aug 15 ↑11:16 pm

Aug 15, 2020
Aug 16, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Toowoomba

Most of the night until sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sat, Aug 15 ↑7:28 pm

Aug 15, 2020
Aug 16, 2020

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Planets Visible in Toowoomba

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Aug 16, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:23 amSun 5:22 pmSun 11:52 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 3:27 amSun 2:05 pmSun 8:46 amGreat visibility
MarsSat 9:57 pmSun 9:38 amSun 3:48 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 2:44 pmSun 4:27 amSat 9:35 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 3:22 pmSun 4:58 amSat 10:10 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 11:16 pmSun 10:17 amSun 4:47 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 7:28 pmSun 7:51 amSun 1:40 amDifficult to see