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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Taupo, New Zealand (Taupō-nui-a-Tia)

Night Time

10 hours, 33 minutes

Sun, Oct 24 at 7:43 pm - Mon, Oct 25 at 6:16 am

Visible tonight, Oct 24 – Oct 25, 2021

Mercury: From Mon 5:40 am
Venus: Until Sun 11:47 pm
Mars: From Mon 6:05 am
Jupiter: Until Mon 3:36 am
Saturn: Until Mon 2:49 am
Uranus: From Sun 8:35 pm
Neptune: Until Mon 4:48 am
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Tonight's Sky in Taupo, Oct 24 – Oct 25, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Taupo

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

Mercury is just 18 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Mon, Oct 25 ↑5:40 am

Oct 24, 2021
Oct 25, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Taupo

View after sunset.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, Oct 24 ↓11:47 pm

Oct 24, 2021
Oct 25, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Taupo

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mars is just 5 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Mon, Oct 25 ↑6:05 am

Oct 24, 2021
Oct 25, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Taupo

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Mon, Oct 25 ↓3:36 am

Oct 24, 2021
Oct 25, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Taupo

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Mon, Oct 25 ↓2:49 am

Oct 24, 2021
Oct 25, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Taupo

Up most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. You may need binoculars.

Sun, Oct 24 ↑8:35 pm

Oct 24, 2021
Oct 25, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Taupo

After sunset and most of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. Very faint, use binoculars.

Mon, Oct 25 ↓4:48 am

Oct 24, 2021
Oct 25, 2021

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Planets Visible in Taupo

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Oct 24, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:40 amMon 6:08 pmMon 11:54 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 8:33 amSun 11:47 pmSun 4:10 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 6:05 amMon 7:13 pmMon 12:39 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterSun 1:52 pmMon 3:36 amSun 8:44 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 12:35 pmMon 2:49 amSun 7:42 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSun 8:35 pmMon 6:58 amMon 1:46 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 4:14 pmMon 4:48 amSun 10:31 pmDifficult to see