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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Night Time

10 hours, 47 minutes

Tue, Jan 19 at 7:26 pm - Wed, Jan 20 at 6:13 am

Visible tonight, Jan 19 – Jan 20, 2021

Mercury: Until Tue 8:32 pm
Venus: From Wed 5:03 am
Mars: Until Wed 12:33 am
Jupiter: Until Tue 7:52 pm
Saturn: Until Tue 7:39 pm
Uranus: Until Wed 12:38 am
Neptune: Until Tue 10:11 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Rarotonga, Jan 19 – Jan 20, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Rarotonga

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

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

Tue, Jan 19 ↓8:32 pm

Jan 19, 2021
Jan 20, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Rarotonga

View just before sunrise.

Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Wed, Jan 20 ↑5:03 am

Jan 19, 2021
Jan 20, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Rarotonga

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Jan 20 ↓12:33 am

Jan 19, 2021
Jan 20, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Rarotonga

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

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

Tue, Jan 19 ↓7:52 pm

Jan 19, 2021
Jan 20, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Rarotonga

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Saturn is just 4 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Tue, Jan 19 ↓7:39 pm

Jan 19, 2021
Jan 20, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Rarotonga

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 5 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. You may need binoculars.

Wed, Jan 20 ↓12:38 am

Jan 19, 2021
Jan 20, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Rarotonga

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Very faint, use binoculars.

Tue, Jan 19 ↓10:11 pm

Jan 19, 2021
Jan 20, 2021

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Planets Visible in Rarotonga

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Jan 19, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:34 amTue 8:32 pmTue 2:03 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 5:03 amWed 6:24 pmWed 11:43 amFairly good visibility
MarsTue 1:16 pmWed 12:33 amTue 6:54 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 6:47 amTue 7:52 pmTue 1:19 pmSlightly difficult to see
SaturnTue 6:32 amTue 7:39 pmTue 1:05 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusTue 1:17 pmWed 12:38 amTue 6:58 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneTue 9:51 amTue 10:11 pmTue 4:01 pmVery difficult to see