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Sat, Aug 18 at 9:05 pm - Sun, Aug 19 at 5:42 am

8 hours, 37 minutes

Visible night of Aug 18 – Aug 19, 2018

Mercury: From Sun 4:29 am

Venus: Until Sat 9:33 pm

Mars: ↑ Sat 9:34 pm ↓ Sun 1:50 am

Jupiter: Until Sat 10:33 pm

Saturn: Until Sun 12:43 am

Uranus: From Sat 10:03 pm

Neptune: From Sat 9:22 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Helsinki, Aug 18 – Aug 19, 2018 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Helsinki

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

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

Sun, Aug 19 ↑4:29 am

Aug 18, 2018
Aug 19, 2018

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Venus rise and set in Helsinki

Try after sunset.

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

Sat, Aug 18 ↓9:33 pm

Aug 18, 2018
Aug 19, 2018

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Mars rise and set in Helsinki

After sunset and most of the night.

Mars is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset.

Sat, Aug 18 ↑9:34 pm
Sun, Aug 19 ↓1:50 am

Aug 18, 2018
Aug 19, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in Helsinki

View after sunset.

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

Sat, Aug 18 ↓10:33 pm

Aug 18, 2018
Aug 19, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in Helsinki

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 3 hours after sunset. It is quite close to the horizon, making it fainter because the light has to cover a larger distance when traveling through the Earth's atmosphere. Make sure to get an unobstructed view.

Sun, Aug 19 ↓12:43 am

Aug 18, 2018
Aug 19, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in Helsinki

View in the early morning.

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

Sat, Aug 18 ↑10:03 pm

Aug 18, 2018
Aug 19, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in Helsinki

Most of the night until sunrise.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise.

Sat, Aug 18 ↑9:22 pm

Aug 18, 2018
Aug 19, 2018

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Planets Visible in Helsinki

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Aug 19, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 4:29 amSun 8:17 pmSun 12:22 pmVery difficult to see
VenusSat 10:49 amSat 9:33 pmSat 4:12 pmAverage visiblity
MarsSat 9:34 pmSun 1:50 amSat 11:42 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 2:17 pmSat 10:33 pmSat 6:25 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 6:44 pmSun 12:43 amSat 9:44 pmAverage visiblity
UranusSat 10:03 pmSun 1:02 pmSun 5:32 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 9:22 pmSun 7:56 amSun 2:39 amDifficult to see