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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Iráklion, Crete, Greece (Heraklion)

Night Time

10 hours, 39 minutes

Thu, Apr 22 at 7:58 pm - Fri, Apr 23 at 6:37 am

Visible tonight, Apr 22 – Apr 23, 2021

Mercury: Until Thu 8:17 pm
Venus: Until Thu 8:30 pm
Mars: Until Fri 12:33 am
Jupiter: From Fri 3:47 am
Saturn: From Fri 3:04 am
Uranus: Until Thu 8:32 pm
Neptune: From Fri 4:55 am
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Tonight's Sky in Iráklion, Apr 22 – Apr 23, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Iráklion

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Thu, Apr 22 ↓8:17 pm

Apr 22, 2021
Apr 23, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Iráklion

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Venus is just 7 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Thu, Apr 22 ↓8:30 pm

Apr 22, 2021
Apr 23, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Iráklion

View after sunset.

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

Fri, Apr 23 ↓12:33 am

Apr 22, 2021
Apr 23, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Iráklion

View before sunrise.

Jupiter can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter.

Fri, Apr 23 ↑3:47 am

Apr 22, 2021
Apr 23, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Iráklion

View before sunrise.

Saturn can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter.

Fri, Apr 23 ↑3:04 am

Apr 22, 2021
Apr 23, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Iráklion

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 8 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Thu, Apr 22 ↓8:32 pm

Apr 22, 2021
Apr 23, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Iráklion

View before sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Very faint, use binoculars.

Fri, Apr 23 ↑4:55 am

Apr 22, 2021
Apr 23, 2021

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Planets Visible in Iráklion

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Apr 22, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:49 amThu 8:17 pmThu 1:32 pmVery difficult to see
VenusThu 7:02 amThu 8:30 pmThu 1:45 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 9:53 amFri 12:33 amThu 5:13 pmAverage visibility
JupiterFri 3:47 amFri 2:36 pmFri 9:12 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 3:04 amFri 1:25 pmFri 8:15 amAverage visibility
UranusThu 7:04 amThu 8:32 pmThu 1:48 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 4:55 amFri 4:36 pmFri 10:46 amVery difficult to see