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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Lobatse, Botswana

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13 hours

Sat, May 8 at 5:43 pm - Sun, May 9 at 6:43 am

Visible tonight, May 8 – May 9, 2021

Mercury: Until Sat 6:46 pm
Venus: Until Sat 6:22 pm
Mars: Until Sat 9:04 pm
Jupiter: From Sun 12:50 am
Saturn: From Sat 11:36 pm
Uranus: From Sun 6:09 am
Neptune: From Sun 2:33 am
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Tonight's Sky in Lobatse, May 8 – May 9, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Lobatse

View just after sunset.

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

Sat, May 8 ↓6:46 pm

May 8, 2021
May 9, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Lobatse

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

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.

Sat, May 8 ↓6:22 pm

May 8, 2021
May 9, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Lobatse

View after sunset.

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

Sat, May 8 ↓9:04 pm

May 8, 2021
May 9, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Lobatse

View before sunrise.

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

Sun, May 9 ↑12:50 am

May 8, 2021
May 9, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Lobatse

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, May 8 ↑11:36 pm

May 8, 2021
May 9, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Lobatse

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 7 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sun, May 9 ↑6:09 am

May 8, 2021
May 9, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Lobatse

View before sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, May 9 ↑2:33 am

May 8, 2021
May 9, 2021

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Planets Visible in Lobatse

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, May 8, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 8:16 amSat 6:46 pmSat 1:31 pmAverage visibility
VenusSat 7:35 amSat 6:22 pmSat 12:59 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 10:38 amSat 9:04 pmSat 3:51 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSun 12:50 amSun 1:41 pmSun 7:15 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 11:36 pmSun 12:47 pmSun 6:12 amAverage visibility
UranusSun 6:09 amSun 5:16 pmSun 11:43 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSun 2:33 amSun 2:51 pmSun 8:42 amVery difficult to see