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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Tauranga, New Zealand

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Thu, Jul 18 at 5:16 pm - Fri, Jul 19 at 7:25 am

14 hours, 9 minutes

Visible night of Jul 18 – Jul 19, 2019

Mercury: ↓ Thu 5:53 pm ↑ Fri 7:22 am

Venus: From Fri 7:02 am

Mars: Until Thu 6:27 pm

Jupiter: Until Fri 4:43 am

Saturn: Until Fri 6:58 am

Uranus: From Fri 1:26 am

Neptune: From Thu 9:31 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Tauranga, Jul 18 – Jul 19, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Tauranga

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.

Thu, Jul 18 ↓5:53 pm
Fri, Jul 19 ↑7:22 am

Jul 18, 2019
Jul 19, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Tauranga

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

Venus is just 8 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Fri, Jul 19 ↑7:02 am

Jul 18, 2019
Jul 19, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Tauranga

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mars is just 15 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Thu, Jul 18 ↓6:27 pm

Jul 18, 2019
Jul 19, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Tauranga

After sunset and most of the night.

Jupiter is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset.

Fri, Jul 19 ↓4:43 am

Jul 18, 2019
Jul 19, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Tauranga

Up most of the night.

Saturn is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night.

Fri, Jul 19 ↓6:58 am

Jul 18, 2019
Jul 19, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Tauranga

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.

Fri, Jul 19 ↑1:26 am

Jul 18, 2019
Jul 19, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Tauranga

View in the early morning. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 9 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Thu, Jul 18 ↑9:31 pm

Jul 18, 2019
Jul 19, 2019

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Planets Visible in Tauranga

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Jul 19, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:28 amThu 5:53 pmThu 12:41 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 7:02 amFri 4:39 pmFri 11:51 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 8:23 amThu 6:27 pmThu 1:25 pmDifficult to see
JupiterThu 2:13 pmFri 4:43 amThu 9:28 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 4:27 pmFri 6:58 amThu 11:43 pmPerfect visibility
UranusFri 1:26 amFri 12:07 pmFri 6:47 amDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 9:31 pmFri 10:08 amFri 3:50 amDifficult to see