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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Bantam, Cocos Islands

Night Time

12 hours, 27 minutes

Sun, May 16 at 5:45 pm - Mon, May 17 at 6:12 am

Visible tonight, May 16 – May 17, 2021

Mercury: Until Sun 7:09 pm
Venus: Until Sun 6:36 pm
Mars: Until Sun 9:06 pm
Jupiter: From Mon 12:21 am
Saturn: From Sun 11:10 pm
Uranus: From Mon 5:10 am
Neptune: From Mon 1:53 am
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Tonight's Sky in Bantam, May 16 – May 17, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Bantam

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.

Sun, May 16 ↓7:09 pm

May 16, 2021
May 17, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Bantam

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.

Sun, May 16 ↓6:36 pm

May 16, 2021
May 17, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Bantam

View after sunset.

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

Sun, May 16 ↓9:06 pm

May 16, 2021
May 17, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Bantam

View before sunrise.

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

Mon, May 17 ↑12:21 am

May 16, 2021
May 17, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Bantam

View in the early morning.

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

Sun, May 16 ↑11:10 pm

May 16, 2021
May 17, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Bantam

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Mon, May 17 ↑5:10 am

May 16, 2021
May 17, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Bantam

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.

Mon, May 17 ↑1:53 am

May 16, 2021
May 17, 2021

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Planets Visible in Bantam

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, May 16, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:50 amSun 7:09 pmSun 1:30 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 7:11 amSun 6:36 pmSun 12:53 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 9:46 amSun 9:06 pmSun 3:26 pmAverage visibility
JupiterMon 12:21 amMon 12:45 pmMon 6:33 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 11:10 pmMon 11:44 amMon 5:27 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 5:10 amMon 4:47 pmMon 10:59 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneMon 1:53 amMon 2:02 pmMon 7:57 amVery difficult to see