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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Mechelen, Antwerp, Belgium

Night Time

13 hours, 48 minutes

Sat, Oct 23 at 6:32 pm - Sun, Oct 24 at 8:20 am

Visible night of Oct 23 – Oct 24, 2021

Mercury: From Sun 6:33 am
Venus: Until Sat 8:10 pm
Mars: From Sun 7:50 am
Jupiter: Until Sun 1:58 am
Saturn: Until Sun 12:31 am
Uranus: From Sat 6:52 pm
Neptune: Until Sun 4:39 am
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Tonight's Sky in Mechelen, Oct 23 – Oct 24, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Mechelen

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

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

Sun, Oct 24 ↑6:33 am

Oct 23, 2021
Oct 24, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Mechelen

View after sunset.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sat, Oct 23 ↓8:10 pm

Oct 23, 2021
Oct 24, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Mechelen

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Sun, Oct 24 ↑7:50 am

Oct 23, 2021
Oct 24, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Mechelen

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Sun, Oct 24 ↓1:58 am

Oct 23, 2021
Oct 24, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Mechelen

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 5 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Sun, Oct 24 ↓12:31 am

Oct 23, 2021
Oct 24, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Mechelen

Up most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. You may need binoculars.

Sat, Oct 23 ↑6:52 pm

Oct 23, 2021
Oct 24, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Mechelen

After sunset and most of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Oct 24 ↓4:39 am

Oct 23, 2021
Oct 24, 2021

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Planets Visible in Mechelen

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Oct 24, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:33 amSun 6:07 pmSun 12:20 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 1:01 pmSat 8:10 pmSat 4:36 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 7:50 amSun 6:21 pmSun 1:06 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterSat 4:27 pmSun 1:58 amSat 9:12 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 3:50 pmSun 12:31 amSat 8:11 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 6:52 pmSun 9:37 amSun 2:15 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 5:20 pmSun 4:39 amSat 11:00 pmDifficult to see