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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Zwickau, Saxony, Germany

Night Time

13 hours, 3 minutes

Thu, Feb 29 at 5:50 pm – Fri, Mar 1 at 6:53 am

Visible tonight, Feb 29 – Mar 1, 2024

Venus: From Fri 6:10 am
Mars: From Fri 6:04 am
Jupiter: Until Thu 11:26 pm
Uranus: Until Fri 12:15 am
Neptune: Until Thu 7:15 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Zwickau, Feb 29 – Mar 1, 2024 (5 planets visible)

Venus rise and set in Zwickau

Try before sunrise.

Venus rises shortly before sunrise, 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.

Fri, Mar 1 ↑6:10 am

Feb 29, 2024
Mar 1, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Zwickau

Try before sunrise.

Mars rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Fri, Mar 1 ↑6:04 am

Feb 29, 2024
Mar 1, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Zwickau

View after sunset.

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

Thu, Feb 29 ↓11:26 pm

Feb 29, 2024
Mar 1, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Zwickau

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. You may need binoculars.

Fri, Mar 1 ↓12:15 am

Feb 29, 2024
Mar 1, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Zwickau

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Neptune is just 16 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Thu, Feb 29 ↓7:15 pm

Feb 29, 2024
Mar 1, 2024

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Planets Visible in Zwickau

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Feb 29, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 7:08 amFri 5:56 pmFri 12:31 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusFri 6:10 amFri 3:30 pmFri 10:49 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 6:04 amFri 3:06 pmFri 10:35 amDifficult to see
JupiterThu 8:55 amThu 11:26 pmThu 4:10 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 7:02 amFri 5:36 pmFri 12:19 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
UranusThu 9:10 amFri 12:15 amThu 4:43 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 7:33 amThu 7:15 pmThu 1:24 pmExtremely difficult to see