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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Auckland, New Zealand (Tāmaki Makaurau)

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Sat, Oct 19 at 7:40 pm - Sun, Oct 20 at 6:31 am

10 hours, 51 minutes

Visible night of Oct 19 – Oct 20, 2019

Mercury: Until Sat 9:46 pm

Venus: Until Sat 9:05 pm

Mars: From Sun 5:55 am

Jupiter: Until Sun 12:08 am

Saturn: Until Sun 1:49 am

Uranus: From Sat 8:18 pm

Neptune: Until Sun 5:02 am

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Beta The Interactive Night Sky Map simulates the sky above Auckland 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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Tonight's Sky in Auckland, Oct 19 – Oct 20, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Auckland

View just after sunset.

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

Sat, Oct 19 ↓9:46 pm

Oct 19, 2019
Oct 20, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Auckland

View just after sunset.

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

Sat, Oct 19 ↓9:05 pm

Oct 19, 2019
Oct 20, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Auckland

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunrise and sunset only.

Mars is just 16 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sun, Oct 20 ↑5:55 am

Oct 19, 2019
Oct 20, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Auckland

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Oct 20 ↓12:08 am

Oct 19, 2019
Oct 20, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Auckland

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Oct 20 ↓1:49 am

Oct 19, 2019
Oct 20, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Auckland

Up most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. You may need binoculars.

Sat, Oct 19 ↑8:18 pm

Oct 19, 2019
Oct 20, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Auckland

After sunset and most of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Oct 20 ↓5:02 am

Oct 19, 2019
Oct 20, 2019

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Planets Visible in Auckland

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Oct 20, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 7:30 amSat 9:46 pmSat 2:38 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 7:23 amSat 9:05 pmSat 2:13 pmFairly good visibility
MarsSun 5:55 amSun 6:19 pmSun 12:07 pmVery difficult to see
JupiterSat 9:36 amSun 12:08 amSat 4:52 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 11:20 amSun 1:49 amSat 6:34 pmAverage visibility
UranusSat 8:18 pmSun 7:04 amSun 1:41 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 4:21 pmSun 5:02 amSat 10:41 pmDifficult to see