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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Kigali, Rwanda

Night Time

11 hours, 58 minutes

Thu, May 13 at 5:56 pm - Fri, May 14 at 5:55 am

Visible tonight, May 13 – May 14, 2021

Mercury: Until Thu 7:23 pm
Venus: Until Thu 6:47 pm
Mars: Until Thu 9:25 pm
Jupiter: From Fri 12:37 am
Saturn: From Thu 11:31 pm
Uranus: From Fri 5:07 am
Neptune: From Fri 2:04 am
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Tonight's Sky in Kigali, May 13 – May 14, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Kigali

View just after sunset.

Mercury is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Thu, May 13 ↓7:23 pm

May 13, 2021
May 14, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Kigali

Try after sunset.

Venus sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Thu, May 13 ↓6:47 pm

May 13, 2021
May 14, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Kigali

View after sunset.

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

Thu, May 13 ↓9:25 pm

May 13, 2021
May 14, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Kigali

View before sunrise.

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

Fri, May 14 ↑12:37 am

May 13, 2021
May 14, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Kigali

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Thu, May 13 ↑11:31 pm

May 13, 2021
May 14, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Kigali

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 11 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Fri, May 14 ↑5:07 am

May 13, 2021
May 14, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Kigali

View before sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Very faint, use binoculars.

Fri, May 14 ↑2:04 am

May 13, 2021
May 14, 2021

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Planets Visible in Kigali

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, May 13, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:25 amThu 7:23 pmThu 1:24 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 6:48 amThu 6:47 pmThu 12:47 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 9:28 amThu 9:25 pmThu 3:27 pmAverage visibility
JupiterFri 12:37 amFri 12:43 pmFri 6:40 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 11:31 pmFri 11:39 amFri 5:35 amPerfect visibility
UranusFri 5:07 amFri 5:06 pmFri 11:07 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 2:04 amFri 2:07 pmFri 8:05 amVery difficult to see