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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Hamilton, New Zealand (Kirikiriroa)

Night Time

11 hours, 31 minutes

Sat, Oct 1 at 7:22 pm – Sun, Oct 2 at 6:53 am

Visible night of Oct 1 – Oct 2, 2022

Mercury: From Sun 6:19 am
Venus: From Sun 6:47 am
Mars: From Sun 1:07 am
Jupiter: Perfect visibility
Saturn: Until Sun 5:00 am
Uranus: From Sat 10:34 pm
Neptune: Until Sun 6:29 am
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Tonight's Sky in Hamilton, Oct 1 – Oct 2, 2022 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Hamilton

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset.

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

Sun, Oct 2 ↑6:19 am

Oct 1, 2022
Oct 2, 2022

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Venus rise and set in Hamilton

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset.

Venus is just 6 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, Oct 2 ↑6:47 am

Oct 1, 2022
Oct 2, 2022

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Mars rise and set in Hamilton

View in the early morning.

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

Sun, Oct 2 ↑1:07 am

Oct 1, 2022
Oct 2, 2022

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Jupiter rise and set in Hamilton

Up almost all night.

Jupiter is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun in the sky, and is, therefore, visible most of the night. This is the best time of the year to view the planet.

Oct 1, 2022
Oct 2, 2022

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Saturn rise and set in Hamilton

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 9 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Sun, Oct 2 ↓5:00 am

Oct 1, 2022
Oct 2, 2022

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Uranus rise and set in Hamilton

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 8 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Sat, Oct 1 ↑10:34 pm

Oct 1, 2022
Oct 2, 2022

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Neptune rise and set in Hamilton

Up most of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Oct 2 ↓6:29 am

Oct 1, 2022
Oct 2, 2022

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Planets Visible in Hamilton

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Oct 2, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:19 amSun 6:09 pmSun 12:14 pmVery difficult to see
VenusSun 6:47 amSun 6:54 pmSun 12:50 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 1:07 amSun 10:43 amSun 5:55 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 6:49 pmSun 6:54 amSun 12:51 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 3:11 pmSun 5:00 amSat 10:05 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 10:34 pmSun 8:49 amSun 3:41 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 6:03 pmSun 6:29 amSun 12:16 amSlightly difficult to see