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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Swakopmund, Namibia

Night Time

13 hours, 10 minutes

Wed, May 31 at 6:24 pm – Thu, Jun 1 at 7:34 am

Visible night of May 31 – Jun 1, 2023

Mercury: From Thu 5:42 am
Venus: Until Wed 9:37 pm
Mars: Until Wed 10:29 pm
Jupiter: From Thu 4:48 am
Saturn: From Thu 12:42 am
Uranus: From Thu 6:03 am
Neptune: From Thu 2:11 am
Location of SwakopmundLocation

Venus at Farthest Distance from Sun in Sky

However, its maximum distance on June 4 will be slightly less than usual.

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Tonight's Sky in Swakopmund, May 31 – Jun 1, 2023 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Swakopmund

View just before sunrise.

Mercury is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Thu, Jun 1 ↑5:42 am

May 31, 2023
Jun 1, 2023

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Venus rise and set in Swakopmund

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.

Wed, May 31 ↓9:37 pm

May 31, 2023
Jun 1, 2023

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Mars rise and set in Swakopmund

View after sunset.

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

Wed, May 31 ↓10:29 pm

May 31, 2023
Jun 1, 2023

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Jupiter rise and set in Swakopmund

View before sunrise.

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

Thu, Jun 1 ↑4:48 am

May 31, 2023
Jun 1, 2023

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Saturn rise and set in Swakopmund

View before sunrise.

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

Thu, Jun 1 ↑12:42 am

May 31, 2023
Jun 1, 2023

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Uranus rise and set in Swakopmund

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 20 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Thu, Jun 1 ↑6:03 am

May 31, 2023
Jun 1, 2023

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Neptune rise and set in Swakopmund

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.

Thu, Jun 1 ↑2:11 am

May 31, 2023
Jun 1, 2023

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Planets Visible in Swakopmund

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Jun 1, 2023
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:42 amThu 5:02 pmThu 11:22 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 10:56 amWed 9:37 pmWed 4:17 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 11:35 amWed 10:29 pmWed 5:02 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 4:48 amThu 4:12 pmThu 10:30 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 12:42 amThu 1:20 pmThu 7:01 amAverage visibility
UranusThu 6:03 amThu 5:06 pmThu 11:34 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 2:11 amThu 2:21 pmThu 8:16 amVery difficult to see