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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Galway, Ireland (Gaillimh)

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Tue, Feb 25 at 6:05 pm - Wed, Feb 26 at 7:31 am

13 hours, 26 minutes

Visible night of Feb 25 – Feb 26, 2020

Mercury: ↓ Tue 6:20 pm ↑ Wed 7:08 am

Venus: Until Tue 10:23 pm

Mars: From Wed 5:01 am

Jupiter: From Wed 5:42 am

Saturn: From Wed 6:09 am

Uranus: Until Tue 11:32 pm

Neptune: Until Tue 7:06 pm

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Beta The Interactive Night Sky Map simulates the sky above Galway on a date of your choice. Use it to locate a planet, the Moon, or the Sun and track their movements across the sky. The map also shows the phases of the Moon, and all solar and lunar eclipses. Need some help?

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Currently showing previous night. For planet visibility in the coming night, please check again after 12 noon.

Tonight's Sky in Galway, Feb 25 – Feb 26, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Galway

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.

Tue, Feb 25 ↓6:20 pm
Wed, Feb 26 ↑7:08 am

Feb 25, 2020
Feb 26, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Galway

View after sunset.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Tue, Feb 25 ↓10:23 pm

Feb 25, 2020
Feb 26, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Galway

View before sunrise.

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

Wed, Feb 26 ↑5:01 am

Feb 25, 2020
Feb 26, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Galway

View before sunrise.

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

Wed, Feb 26 ↑5:42 am

Feb 25, 2020
Feb 26, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Galway

View before sunrise.

Saturn can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. It is quite close to the horizon, making it fainter because the light has to cover a larger distance when traveling through the Earth's atmosphere. Make sure to get an unobstructed view.

Wed, Feb 26 ↑6:09 am

Feb 25, 2020
Feb 26, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Galway

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.

Tue, Feb 25 ↓11:32 pm

Feb 25, 2020
Feb 26, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Galway

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Neptune is just 12 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Tue, Feb 25 ↓7:06 pm

Feb 25, 2020
Feb 26, 2020

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Planets Visible in Galway

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Feb 26, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:14 amTue 6:20 pmTue 12:47 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 8:40 amTue 10:23 pmTue 3:31 pmGood visibility
MarsWed 5:01 amWed 12:24 pmWed 8:43 amAverage visibility
JupiterWed 5:42 amWed 1:27 pmWed 9:35 amFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 6:09 amWed 2:15 pmWed 10:12 amAverage visibility
UranusTue 9:11 amTue 11:32 pmTue 4:22 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 8:01 amTue 7:06 pmTue 1:33 pmExtremely difficult to see