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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Longford, Ireland (an Longfort)

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Fri, Apr 26 at 8:52 pm - Sat, Apr 27 at 6:04 am

9 hours, 13 minutes

Visible tonight, Apr 26 – Apr 27, 2019

Mercury: From Sat 5:46 am

Venus: From Sat 5:30 am

Mars: Until Sat 12:51 am

Jupiter: From Sat 12:59 am

Saturn: From Sat 2:45 am

Uranus: From Sat 6:03 am

Neptune: From Sat 4:56 am

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Tonight's Sky in Longford, Apr 26 – Apr 27, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Longford

Try before sunrise.

Mercury rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Sat, Apr 27 ↑5:46 am

Apr 26, 2019
Apr 27, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Longford

Try before sunrise.

Venus rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sat, Apr 27 ↑5:30 am

Apr 26, 2019
Apr 27, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Longford

View after sunset.

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

Sat, Apr 27 ↓12:51 am

Apr 26, 2019
Apr 27, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Longford

View in the early morning.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 5 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sat, Apr 27 ↑12:59 am

Apr 26, 2019
Apr 27, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Longford

View before sunrise.

Saturn can be seen for more than 3 hours before sunrise.

Sat, Apr 27 ↑2:45 am

Apr 26, 2019
Apr 27, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Longford

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 3 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sat, Apr 27 ↑6:03 am

Apr 26, 2019
Apr 27, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Longford

View before sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune 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. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sat, Apr 27 ↑4:56 am

Apr 26, 2019
Apr 27, 2019

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Planets Visible in Longford

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Apr 26, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:46 amSat 6:29 pmSat 12:07 pmDifficult to see
VenusSat 5:30 amSat 5:57 pmSat 11:43 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 7:45 amSat 12:51 amFri 4:18 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSat 12:59 amSat 8:31 amSat 4:45 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 2:45 amSat 10:34 amSat 6:39 amFairly good visibility
UranusSat 6:03 amSat 8:23 pmSat 1:13 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSat 4:56 amSat 3:59 pmSat 10:27 amVery difficult to see