Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq (Irbil)

Night Time

Fri, Aug 14 at 6:55 pm - Sat, Aug 15 at 5:22 am

10 hours, 27 minutes

Visible tonight, Aug 14 – Aug 15, 2020

Mercury: From Sat 5:07 am
Venus: From Sat 1:52 am
Mars: From Fri 9:44 pm
Jupiter: Until Sat 2:42 am
Saturn: Until Sat 3:22 am
Uranus: From Fri 10:16 pm
Neptune: From Fri 8:07 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Erbil, Aug 14 – Aug 15, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Erbil

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.

Sat, Aug 15 ↑5:07 am

Aug 14, 2020
Aug 15, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Erbil

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.

Sat, Aug 15 ↑1:52 am

Aug 14, 2020
Aug 15, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Erbil

View in the early morning.

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

Fri, Aug 14 ↑9:44 pm

Aug 14, 2020
Aug 15, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Erbil

After sunset and most of the night.

Jupiter is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset.

Sat, Aug 15 ↓2:42 am

Aug 14, 2020
Aug 15, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Erbil

After sunset and most of the night.

Saturn is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset.

Sat, Aug 15 ↓3:22 am

Aug 14, 2020
Aug 15, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Erbil

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 7 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Fri, Aug 14 ↑10:16 pm

Aug 14, 2020
Aug 15, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Erbil

Most of the night until sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Fri, Aug 14 ↑8:07 pm

Aug 14, 2020
Aug 15, 2020

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Planets Visible in Erbil

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Aug 14, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:07 amSat 6:54 pmSat 12:01 pmVery difficult to see
VenusSat 1:52 amSat 4:03 pmSat 8:58 amGreat visibility
MarsFri 9:44 pmSat 10:20 amSat 4:02 amPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 4:59 pmSat 2:42 amFri 9:50 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 5:28 pmSat 3:22 amFri 10:25 pmPerfect visibility
UranusFri 10:16 pmSat 11:47 amSat 5:01 amAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 8:07 pmSat 7:42 amSat 1:54 amDifficult to see