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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China

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Mon, Oct 14 at 5:37 pm - Tue, Oct 15 at 6:24 am

12 hours, 46 minutes

Visible night of Oct 14 – Oct 15, 2019

Mercury: Until Mon 6:27 pm

Venus: Until Mon 6:20 pm

Mars: From Tue 5:12 am

Jupiter: Until Mon 8:41 pm

Saturn: Until Mon 10:28 pm

Uranus: From Mon 6:09 pm

Neptune: Until Tue 3:35 am

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Tonight's Sky in Beijing, Oct 14 – Oct 15, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Beijing

Try after sunset.

Mercury sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Mon, Oct 14 ↓6:27 pm

Oct 14, 2019
Oct 15, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Beijing

Try after sunset.

Venus sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Mon, Oct 14 ↓6:20 pm

Oct 14, 2019
Oct 15, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Beijing

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

Mars is just 14 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Tue, Oct 15 ↑5:12 am

Oct 14, 2019
Oct 15, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Beijing

View after sunset.

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

Mon, Oct 14 ↓8:41 pm

Oct 14, 2019
Oct 15, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Beijing

View after sunset.

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

Mon, Oct 14 ↓10:28 pm

Oct 14, 2019
Oct 15, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Beijing

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.

Mon, Oct 14 ↑6:09 pm

Oct 14, 2019
Oct 15, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Beijing

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.

Tue, Oct 15 ↓3:35 am

Oct 14, 2019
Oct 15, 2019

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Planets Visible in Beijing

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Oct 15, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 8:30 amMon 6:27 pmMon 1:29 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 7:45 amMon 6:20 pmMon 1:03 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 5:12 amTue 5:04 pmTue 11:08 amVery difficult to see
JupiterMon 11:21 amMon 8:41 pmMon 4:01 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 1:04 pmMon 10:28 pmMon 5:46 pmAverage visibility
UranusMon 6:09 pmTue 7:40 amTue 12:54 amAverage visibility
NeptuneMon 4:14 pmTue 3:35 amMon 9:54 pmDifficult to see