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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia (Ayers Rock)

Night Time

12 hours, 43 minutes

Wed, Apr 24 at 6:22 pm – Thu, Apr 25 at 7:05 am

Visible night of Apr 24 – Apr 25, 2024

Mercury: From Thu 5:40 am
Venus: From Thu 6:17 am
Mars: From Thu 4:09 am
Jupiter: Until Wed 7:23 pm
Saturn: From Thu 3:28 am
Uranus: Until Wed 7:20 pm
Neptune: From Thu 4:24 am
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Tonight's Sky in Uluru, Apr 24 – Apr 25, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Uluru

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset.

Mercury is just 18 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Thu, Apr 25 ↑5:40 am

Apr 24, 2024
Apr 25, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Uluru

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset.

Venus is just 11 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 25 ↑6:17 am

Apr 24, 2024
Apr 25, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Uluru

View before sunrise.

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

Thu, Apr 25 ↑4:09 am

Apr 24, 2024
Apr 25, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Uluru

View just after sunset.

Jupiter is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Wed, Apr 24 ↓7:23 pm

Apr 24, 2024
Apr 25, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Uluru

View before sunrise.

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

Thu, Apr 25 ↑3:28 am

Apr 24, 2024
Apr 25, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Uluru

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 18 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Wed, Apr 24 ↓7:20 pm

Apr 24, 2024
Apr 25, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Uluru

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune is just 36 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Very faint, use binoculars.

Thu, Apr 25 ↑4:24 am

Apr 24, 2024
Apr 25, 2024

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Planets Visible in Uluru

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Apr 25, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:40 amThu 5:24 pmThu 11:32 amDifficult to see
VenusThu 6:17 amThu 5:51 pmThu 12:04 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 4:09 amThu 4:25 pmThu 10:17 amAverage visibility
JupiterWed 8:29 amWed 7:23 pmWed 1:56 pmAverage visibility
SaturnThu 3:28 amThu 3:58 pmThu 9:43 amAverage visibility
UranusWed 8:27 amWed 7:20 pmWed 1:53 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 4:24 amThu 4:33 pmThu 10:29 amExtremely difficult to see