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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Invercargill, New Zealand (Waihopai)

Night Time

13 hours, 10 minutes

Sat, Apr 13 at 6:12 pm – Sun, Apr 14 at 7:22 am

Visible night of Apr 13 – Apr 14, 2024

Mercury: From Sun 7:11 am
Venus: From Sun 6:06 am
Mars: From Sun 4:00 am
Jupiter: Until Sat 7:18 pm
Saturn: From Sun 3:49 am
Uranus: Until Sat 7:19 pm
Neptune: From Sun 5:02 am
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Tonight's Sky in Invercargill, Apr 13 – Apr 14, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Invercargill

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Sun, Apr 14 ↑7:11 am

Apr 13, 2024
Apr 14, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Invercargill

View just before sunrise.

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

Sun, Apr 14 ↑6:06 am

Apr 13, 2024
Apr 14, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Invercargill

View before sunrise.

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

Sun, Apr 14 ↑4:00 am

Apr 13, 2024
Apr 14, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Invercargill

View just after sunset.

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

Sat, Apr 13 ↓7:18 pm

Apr 13, 2024
Apr 14, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Invercargill

View before sunrise.

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

Sun, Apr 14 ↑3:49 am

Apr 13, 2024
Apr 14, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Invercargill

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset. Bring binoculars (but don't look at the Sun!).

Uranus is just 28 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars, but only use them when sun is down.

Sat, Apr 13 ↓7:19 pm

Apr 13, 2024
Apr 14, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Invercargill

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset. Bring binoculars (but don't look at the Sun!).

Neptune is just 25 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars, but only use them when sun is down.

Sun, Apr 14 ↑5:02 am

Apr 13, 2024
Apr 14, 2024

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Planets Visible in Invercargill

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Apr 14, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:11 amSun 5:51 pmSun 12:30 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 6:06 amSun 5:48 pmSun 11:58 amFairly good visibility
MarsSun 4:00 amSun 4:59 pmSun 10:30 amAverage visibility
JupiterSat 9:42 amSat 7:18 pmSat 2:30 pmAverage visibility
SaturnSun 3:49 amSun 4:57 pmSun 10:23 amAverage visibility
UranusSat 9:51 amSat 7:19 pmSat 2:35 pmVery difficult to see
NeptuneSun 5:02 amSun 5:21 pmSun 11:12 amExtremely difficult to see