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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Accra, Ghana

Night Time

11 hours, 56 minutes

Sat, Oct 1 at 5:52 pm – Sun, Oct 2 at 5:48 am

Visible night of Oct 1 – Oct 2, 2022

Mercury: From Sun 4:52 am
Venus: From Sun 5:30 am
Mars: From Sat 10:25 pm
Jupiter: Until Sun 5:32 am
Saturn: Until Sun 2:40 am
Uranus: From Sat 8:13 pm
Neptune: Until Sun 4:56 am
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Tonight's Sky in Accra, Oct 1 – Oct 2, 2022 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Accra

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset.

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

Sun, Oct 2 ↑4:52 am

Oct 1, 2022
Oct 2, 2022

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Venus rise and set in Accra

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset.

Venus is just 6 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, Oct 2 ↑5:30 am

Oct 1, 2022
Oct 2, 2022

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Mars rise and set in Accra

View in the early morning.

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

Sat, Oct 1 ↑10:25 pm

Oct 1, 2022
Oct 2, 2022

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Jupiter rise and set in Accra

Up most of the night.

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

Sun, Oct 2 ↓5:32 am

Oct 1, 2022
Oct 2, 2022

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Saturn rise and set in Accra

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 8 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Sun, Oct 2 ↓2:40 am

Oct 1, 2022
Oct 2, 2022

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Uranus rise and set in Accra

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 9 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Sat, Oct 1 ↑8:13 pm

Oct 1, 2022
Oct 2, 2022

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Neptune rise and set in Accra

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.

Sun, Oct 2 ↓4:56 am

Oct 1, 2022
Oct 2, 2022

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Planets Visible in Accra

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Oct 2, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 4:52 amSun 4:57 pmSun 10:55 amDifficult to see
VenusSun 5:30 amSun 5:35 pmSun 11:32 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 10:25 pmSun 10:47 amSun 4:36 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 5:30 pmSun 5:32 amSat 11:31 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 2:51 pmSun 2:40 amSat 8:45 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 8:13 pmSun 8:29 amSun 2:21 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 4:56 pmSun 4:56 amSat 10:56 pmSlightly difficult to see