Sat, Aug 13 at 5:30 pm – Sun, Aug 14 at 6:30 am
Visible tonight, Aug 13 – Aug 14, 2022
|Mercury:||Until Sat 7:19 pm|
|Venus:||From Sun 5:32 am|
|Mars:||From Sun 12:43 am|
|Jupiter:||From Sat 9:01 pm|
|Uranus:||From Sun 12:10 am|
|Neptune:||From Sat 8:00 pm|
Tonight's Sky in Durban, Aug 13 – Aug 14, 2022 (7 planets visible)
Mercury rise and set in Durban
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.
Sat, Aug 13 ↓7:19 pm
Venus rise and set in Durban
Try before sunrise.
Venus rises shortly before sunrise, 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.
Sun, Aug 14 ↑5:32 am
Mars rise and set in Durban
View before sunrise.
Mars can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter.
Sun, Aug 14 ↑12:43 am
Jupiter rise and set in Durban
View in the early morning.
Jupiter can be seen for more than 9 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.
Sat, Aug 13 ↑9:01 pm
Saturn rise and set in Durban
Up almost all night.
Saturn is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun in the sky, and is, therefore, visible most of the night. This is the best time of the year to view the planet.
Uranus rise and set in Durban
View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.
Uranus can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.
Sun, Aug 14 ↑12:10 am
Neptune rise and set in Durban
Most of the night until sunrise. Use binoculars.
Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.
Sat, Aug 13 ↑8:00 pm
Planets Visible in Durban
|Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Aug 13, 2022|
|Mercury||Sat 7:42 am||Sat 7:19 pm||Sat 1:30 pm||Slightly difficult to see|
|Venus||Sun 5:32 am||Sun 4:02 pm||Sun 10:47 am||Slightly difficult to see|
|Mars||Sun 12:43 am||Sun 11:23 am||Sun 6:03 am||Average visibility|
|Jupiter||Sat 9:01 pm||Sun 8:56 am||Sun 2:59 am||Perfect visibility|
|Saturn||Sat 5:27 pm||Sun 6:43 am||Sun 12:05 am||Perfect visibility|
|Uranus||Sun 12:10 am||Sun 10:53 am||Sun 5:31 am||Average visibility|
|Neptune||Sat 8:00 pm||Sun 8:18 am||Sun 2:09 am||Difficult to see|