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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Rotorua, New Zealand (Te Rotorua-nui-a-Kahumatamomoe)

Night Time

13 hours, 49 minutes

Tue, May 11 at 5:17 pm - Wed, May 12 at 7:06 am

Visible night of May 11 – May 12, 2021

Mercury: Until Tue 6:15 pm
Venus: Until Tue 5:54 pm
Mars: Until Tue 8:25 pm
Jupiter: From Wed 12:22 am
Saturn: From Tue 11:01 pm
Uranus: From Wed 6:17 am
Neptune: From Wed 2:16 am
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Tonight's Sky in Rotorua, May 11 – May 12, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Rotorua

Try after sunset.

Mercury sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Tue, May 11 ↓6:15 pm

May 11, 2021
May 12, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Rotorua

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Venus is just 12 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Tue, May 11 ↓5:54 pm

May 11, 2021
May 12, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Rotorua

View after sunset.

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

Tue, May 11 ↓8:25 pm

May 11, 2021
May 12, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Rotorua

View before sunrise.

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

Wed, May 12 ↑12:22 am

May 11, 2021
May 12, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Rotorua

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 8 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Tue, May 11 ↑11:01 pm

May 11, 2021
May 12, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Rotorua

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 9 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Wed, May 12 ↑6:17 am

May 11, 2021
May 12, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Rotorua

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, May 12 ↑2:16 am

May 11, 2021
May 12, 2021

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Planets Visible in Rotorua

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, May 12, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:55 amTue 6:15 pmTue 1:35 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 8:05 amTue 5:54 pmTue 1:00 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 11:06 amTue 8:25 pmTue 3:45 pmAverage visibility
JupiterWed 12:22 amWed 1:45 pmWed 7:04 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 11:01 pmWed 12:59 pmWed 6:00 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 6:17 amWed 4:45 pmWed 11:31 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneWed 2:16 amWed 2:44 pmWed 8:30 amVery difficult to see