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

Night Time

14 hours, 46 minutes

Fri, Jul 1 at 5:01 pm – Sat, Jul 2 at 7:47 am

Visible night of Jul 1 – Jul 2, 2022

Mercury: From Sat 6:34 am
Venus: From Sat 5:31 am
Mars: From Sat 1:55 am
Jupiter: From Sat 12:15 am
Saturn: From Fri 8:37 pm
Uranus: From Sat 3:42 am
Neptune: From Fri 11:14 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Wellington, Jul 1 – Jul 2, 2022 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Wellington

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

Mercury is just 17 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sat, Jul 2 ↑6:34 am

Jul 1, 2022
Jul 2, 2022

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Venus rise and set in Wellington

View before sunrise.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sat, Jul 2 ↑5:31 am

Jul 1, 2022
Jul 2, 2022

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Mars rise and set in Wellington

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, Jul 2 ↑1:55 am

Jul 1, 2022
Jul 2, 2022

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Jupiter rise and set in Wellington

View in the early morning.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 7 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sat, Jul 2 ↑12:15 am

Jul 1, 2022
Jul 2, 2022

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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.

Fri, Jul 1 ↑8:37 pm

Jul 1, 2022
Jul 2, 2022

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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.

Sat, Jul 2 ↑3:42 am

Jul 1, 2022
Jul 2, 2022

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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.

Fri, Jul 1 ↑11:14 pm

Jul 1, 2022
Jul 2, 2022

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Planets Visible in Wellington

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Jul 2, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:34 amSat 3:52 pmSat 11:14 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 5:31 amSat 3:03 pmSat 10:18 amGood visibility
MarsSat 1:55 amSat 12:57 pmSat 7:26 amAverage visibility
JupiterSat 12:15 amSat 12:07 pmSat 6:11 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 8:37 pmSat 10:26 amSat 3:31 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 3:42 amSat 1:44 pmSat 8:43 amDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 11:14 pmSat 11:39 amSat 5:27 amDifficult to see