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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Palmerston North, New Zealand (Te Papa-i-oea)

Night Time

14 hours, 42 minutes

Tue, Jun 15 at 4:57 pm - Wed, Jun 16 at 7:39 am

Visible night of Jun 15 – Jun 16, 2021

Mercury: From Wed 6:53 am
Venus: Until Tue 6:25 pm
Mars: Until Tue 7:49 pm
Jupiter: From Tue 10:16 pm
Saturn: From Tue 8:39 pm
Uranus: From Wed 4:15 am
Neptune: From Wed 12:02 am
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Tonight's Sky in Palmerston North, Jun 15 – Jun 16, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Palmerston North

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 7 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Wed, Jun 16 ↑6:53 am

Jun 15, 2021
Jun 16, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Palmerston North

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.

Tue, Jun 15 ↓6:25 pm

Jun 15, 2021
Jun 16, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Palmerston North

View after sunset.

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

Tue, Jun 15 ↓7:49 pm

Jun 15, 2021
Jun 16, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Palmerston North

View in the early morning.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 9 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Tue, Jun 15 ↑10:16 pm

Jun 15, 2021
Jun 16, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Palmerston North

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 10 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Tue, Jun 15 ↑8:39 pm

Jun 15, 2021
Jun 16, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Palmerston North

View before sunrise. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. You may need binoculars.

Wed, Jun 16 ↑4:15 am

Jun 15, 2021
Jun 16, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Palmerston North

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.

Wed, Jun 16 ↑12:02 am

Jun 15, 2021
Jun 16, 2021

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Planets Visible in Palmerston North

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jun 16, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:53 amWed 4:43 pmWed 11:48 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 9:15 amTue 6:25 pmTue 1:50 pmFairly good visibility
MarsTue 10:15 amTue 7:49 pmTue 3:02 pmAverage visibility
JupiterTue 10:16 pmWed 11:40 amWed 4:58 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 8:39 pmWed 10:48 amWed 3:44 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 4:15 amWed 2:31 pmWed 9:23 amDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 12:02 amWed 12:31 pmWed 6:17 amVery difficult to see