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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Gaborone, Botswana

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Tue, Mar 19 at 6:28 pm - Wed, Mar 20 at 6:19 am

11 hours, 51 minutes

Visible tonight, Mar 19 – Mar 20, 2019

Mercury: From Wed 5:38 am

Venus: From Wed 3:34 am

Mars: Until Tue 9:13 pm

Jupiter: From Tue 11:13 pm

Saturn: From Wed 1:05 am

Uranus: Until Tue 8:04 pm

Neptune: From Wed 5:25 am

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Tonight's Sky in Gaborone, Mar 19 – Mar 20, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Gaborone

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 9 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Wed, Mar 20 ↑5:38 am

Mar 19, 2019
Mar 20, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Gaborone

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.

Wed, Mar 20 ↑3:34 am

Mar 19, 2019
Mar 20, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Gaborone

View after sunset.

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

Tue, Mar 19 ↓9:13 pm

Mar 19, 2019
Mar 20, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Gaborone

View in the early morning.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 7 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Tue, Mar 19 ↑11:13 pm

Mar 19, 2019
Mar 20, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Gaborone

View before sunrise.

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

Wed, Mar 20 ↑1:05 am

Mar 19, 2019
Mar 20, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Gaborone

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. You may need binoculars.

Tue, Mar 19 ↓8:04 pm

Mar 19, 2019
Mar 20, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Gaborone

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Neptune is just 12 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Wed, Mar 20 ↑5:25 am

Mar 19, 2019
Mar 20, 2019

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Planets Visible in Gaborone

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Mar 19, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:38 amWed 5:47 pmWed 11:42 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 3:34 amWed 4:34 pmWed 10:04 amGood visibility
MarsTue 10:21 amTue 9:13 pmTue 3:47 pmAverage visibility
JupiterTue 11:13 pmWed 12:45 pmWed 5:59 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 1:05 amWed 2:32 pmWed 7:49 amAverage visibility
UranusTue 8:43 amTue 8:04 pmTue 2:24 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 5:25 amWed 5:51 pmWed 11:38 amExtremely difficult to see