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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Kolkata, West Bengal, India (Calcutta)

Night Time

13 hours, 4 minutes

Sun, Jan 17 at 5:14 pm - Mon, Jan 18 at 6:18 am

Visible night of Jan 17 – Jan 18, 2021

Mercury: Until Sun 6:28 pm
Venus: From Mon 5:15 am
Mars: Until Mon 12:23 am
Jupiter: Until Sun 5:54 pm
Saturn: Until Sun 5:40 pm
Uranus: Until Mon 12:30 am
Neptune: Until Sun 9:01 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Kolkata, Jan 17 – Jan 18, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Kolkata

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mercury is just 17 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sun, Jan 17 ↓6:28 pm

Jan 17, 2021
Jan 18, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Kolkata

View just before sunrise.

Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Mon, Jan 18 ↑5:15 am

Jan 17, 2021
Jan 18, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Kolkata

View after sunset.

Mars can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Mon, Jan 18 ↓12:23 am

Jan 17, 2021
Jan 18, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Kolkata

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Jupiter is just 9 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sun, Jan 17 ↓5:54 pm

Jan 17, 2021
Jan 18, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Kolkata

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Saturn is just 6 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sun, Jan 17 ↓5:40 pm

Jan 17, 2021
Jan 18, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Kolkata

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. You may need binoculars.

Mon, Jan 18 ↓12:30 am

Jan 17, 2021
Jan 18, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Kolkata

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Jan 17 ↓9:01 pm

Jan 17, 2021
Jan 18, 2021

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Planets Visible in Kolkata

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Jan 18, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:24 amSun 6:28 pmSun 12:56 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 5:15 amMon 3:59 pmMon 10:37 amFairly good visibility
MarsSun 11:31 amMon 12:23 amSun 5:57 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 6:56 amSun 5:54 pmSun 12:25 pmSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSun 6:45 amSun 5:40 pmSun 12:12 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusSun 11:42 amMon 12:30 amSun 6:06 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 9:16 amSun 9:01 pmSun 3:09 pmVery difficult to see