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

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Thu, Jan 17 at 8:41 pm - Fri, Jan 18 at 6:20 am

9 hours, 39 minutes

Visible night of Jan 17 – Jan 18, 2019

Mercury: From Fri 5:38 am

Venus: From Fri 3:09 am

Mars: Until Fri 12:04 am

Jupiter: From Fri 3:16 am

Saturn: From Fri 5:16 am

Uranus: Until Fri 12:52 am

Neptune: Until Thu 11:03 pm

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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, Jan 17 – Jan 18, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Auckland

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

Mercury is just 8 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Fri, Jan 18 ↑5:38 am

Jan 17, 2019
Jan 18, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Auckland

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.

Fri, Jan 18 ↑3:09 am

Jan 17, 2019
Jan 18, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Auckland

View after sunset.

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

Fri, Jan 18 ↓12:04 am

Jan 17, 2019
Jan 18, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Auckland

View before sunrise.

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

Fri, Jan 18 ↑3:16 am

Jan 17, 2019
Jan 18, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Auckland

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

Saturn is just 13 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Fri, Jan 18 ↑5:16 am

Jan 17, 2019
Jan 18, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Auckland

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.

Fri, Jan 18 ↓12:52 am

Jan 17, 2019
Jan 18, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Auckland

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Very faint, use binoculars.

Thu, Jan 17 ↓11:03 pm

Jan 17, 2019
Jan 18, 2019

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Planets Visible in Auckland

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Jan 18, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:38 amFri 8:19 pmFri 12:59 pmDifficult to see
VenusFri 3:09 amFri 5:15 pmFri 10:12 amGreat visibility
MarsThu 12:25 pmFri 12:04 amThu 6:15 pmAverage visibility
JupiterFri 3:16 amFri 5:41 pmFri 10:28 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 5:16 amFri 7:44 pmFri 12:30 pmDifficult to see
UranusThu 1:52 pmFri 12:52 amThu 7:22 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 10:17 amThu 11:03 pmThu 4:40 pmVery difficult to see