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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Wellington, New Zealand (Pōneke)

Night Time

14 hours, 49 minutes

Sun, Jun 20 at 4:58 pm - Mon, Jun 21 at 7:46 am

Visible tonight, Jun 20 – Jun 21, 2021

Mercury: From Mon 6:30 am
Venus: Until Sun 6:35 pm
Mars: Until Sun 7:46 pm
Jupiter: From Sun 9:58 pm
Saturn: From Sun 8:20 pm
Uranus: From Mon 4:01 am
Neptune: From Sun 11:45 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Wellington, Jun 20 – Jun 21, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Wellington

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 13 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Mon, Jun 21 ↑6:30 am

Jun 20, 2021
Jun 21, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Wellington

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.

Sun, Jun 20 ↓6:35 pm

Jun 20, 2021
Jun 21, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Wellington

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Jun 20 ↓7:46 pm

Jun 20, 2021
Jun 21, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Wellington

View in the early morning.

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

Sun, Jun 20 ↑9:58 pm

Jun 20, 2021
Jun 21, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Wellington

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 11 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sun, Jun 20 ↑8:20 pm

Jun 20, 2021
Jun 21, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Wellington

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.

Mon, Jun 21 ↑4:01 am

Jun 20, 2021
Jun 21, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Wellington

View in the early morning. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 8 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Jun 20 ↑11:45 pm

Jun 20, 2021
Jun 21, 2021

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Planets Visible in Wellington

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Jun 20, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 6:30 amMon 4:20 pmMon 11:25 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 9:24 amSun 6:35 pmSun 2:00 pmFairly good visibility
MarsSun 10:11 amSun 7:46 pmSun 2:58 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSun 9:58 pmMon 11:26 amMon 4:42 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 8:20 pmMon 10:33 amMon 3:26 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 4:01 amMon 2:14 pmMon 9:07 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 11:45 pmMon 12:16 pmMon 6:00 amDifficult to see