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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

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Wed, Sep 30 at 7:22 pm - Thu, Oct 1 at 7:39 am

12 hours, 17 minutes

Visible night of Sep 30 – Oct 1, 2020

Mercury: Until Wed 8:00 pm
Venus: From Thu 4:04 am
Mars: From Wed 8:10 pm
Jupiter: Until Thu 12:40 am
Saturn: Until Thu 1:18 am
Uranus: From Wed 8:27 pm
Neptune: Until Thu 6:01 am
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Tonight's Sky in Lyon, Sep 30 – Oct 1, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Lyon

Try after sunset.

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

Wed, Sep 30 ↓8:00 pm

Sep 30, 2020
Oct 1, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Lyon

View before sunrise.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Thu, Oct 1 ↑4:04 am

Sep 30, 2020
Oct 1, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Lyon

Up most of the night.

Mars is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night.

Wed, Sep 30 ↑8:10 pm

Sep 30, 2020
Oct 1, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Lyon

View after sunset.

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

Thu, Oct 1 ↓12:40 am

Sep 30, 2020
Oct 1, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Lyon

View after sunset.

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

Thu, Oct 1 ↓1:18 am

Sep 30, 2020
Oct 1, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Lyon

Most of the night until sunrise. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Wed, Sep 30 ↑8:27 pm

Sep 30, 2020
Oct 1, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Lyon

Up most of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Thu, Oct 1 ↓6:01 am

Sep 30, 2020
Oct 1, 2020

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Planets Visible in Lyon

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Oct 1, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 10:04 amWed 8:00 pmWed 3:02 pmDifficult to see
VenusThu 4:04 amThu 5:55 pmThu 11:00 amGood visibility
MarsWed 8:10 pmThu 9:05 amThu 2:38 amPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 3:57 pmThu 12:40 amWed 8:18 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 4:21 pmThu 1:18 amWed 8:50 pmPerfect visibility
UranusWed 8:27 pmThu 10:33 amThu 3:30 amAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 6:41 pmThu 6:01 amThu 12:21 amDifficult to see