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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

Night Time

12 hours, 23 minutes

Sun, Dec 4 at 6:08 pm – Mon, Dec 5 at 6:31 am

Visible tonight, Dec 4 – Dec 5, 2022

Mercury: Until Sun 7:06 pm
Venus: Until Sun 6:52 pm
Mars: From Sun 6:21 pm
Jupiter: Until Mon 1:34 am
Saturn: Until Sun 10:58 pm
Uranus: Until Mon 4:41 am
Neptune: Until Mon 1:09 am
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Tonight's Sky in Abuja, Dec 4 – Dec 5, 2022 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Abuja

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset.

Mercury is just 14 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sun, Dec 4 ↓7:06 pm

Dec 4, 2022
Dec 5, 2022

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Venus rise and set in Abuja

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset.

Venus is just 11 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, Dec 4 ↓6:52 pm

Dec 4, 2022
Dec 5, 2022

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Mars rise and set in Abuja

Up most of the night.

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

Sun, Dec 4 ↑6:21 pm

Dec 4, 2022
Dec 5, 2022

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Jupiter rise and set in Abuja

View after sunset.

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

Mon, Dec 5 ↓1:34 am

Dec 4, 2022
Dec 5, 2022

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Saturn rise and set in Abuja

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Dec 4 ↓10:58 pm

Dec 4, 2022
Dec 5, 2022

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Uranus rise and set in Abuja

After sunset and most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. You may need binoculars.

Mon, Dec 5 ↓4:41 am

Dec 4, 2022
Dec 5, 2022

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Neptune rise and set in Abuja

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Mon, Dec 5 ↓1:09 am

Dec 4, 2022
Dec 5, 2022

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Planets Visible in Abuja

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Dec 4, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:35 amSun 7:06 pmSun 1:20 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 7:19 amSun 6:52 pmSun 1:05 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 6:21 pmMon 6:57 amMon 12:39 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 1:34 pmMon 1:34 amSun 7:34 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 11:16 amSun 10:58 pmSun 5:07 pmAverage visibility
UranusSun 4:17 pmMon 4:41 amSun 10:29 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 1:12 pmMon 1:09 amSun 7:10 pmDifficult to see