Home   Sun & Moon   East London

Flag for South Africa Planets Visible in the Night Sky in East London, South Africa

Night Time

Wed, Oct 17 at 6:22 pm - Thu, Oct 18 at 5:24 am

11 hours, 2 minutes

Visible tonight, Oct 17 – Oct 18, 2018

Mercury: Until Wed 7:46 pm

Venus: Until Wed 7:37 pm

Mars: Until Thu 2:26 am

Jupiter: Until Wed 8:49 pm

Saturn: Until Wed 11:46 pm

Uranus: From Wed 6:46 pm

Neptune: Until Thu 3:46 am

Location of East LondonLocation

Tonight's Sky in East London, Oct 17 – Oct 18, 2018 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in East London

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

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

Wed, Oct 17 ↓7:46 pm

Oct 17, 2018
Oct 18, 2018

Mercury

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Venus rise and set in East London

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.

Wed, Oct 17 ↓7:37 pm

Oct 17, 2018
Oct 18, 2018

Venus

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Mars rise and set in East London

View after sunset.

Mars can be seen for more than 8 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Thu, Oct 18 ↓2:26 am

Oct 17, 2018
Oct 18, 2018

Mars

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Jupiter rise and set in East London

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Oct 17 ↓8:49 pm

Oct 17, 2018
Oct 18, 2018

Jupiter

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Saturn rise and set in East London

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Oct 17 ↓11:46 pm

Oct 17, 2018
Oct 18, 2018

Saturn

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Uranus rise and set in East London

Up most of the night.

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

Wed, Oct 17 ↑6:46 pm

Oct 17, 2018
Oct 18, 2018

Uranus

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Neptune rise and set in East London

After sunset and most of the night.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset.

Thu, Oct 18 ↓3:46 am

Oct 17, 2018
Oct 18, 2018

Neptune

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Advertising

Planets Visible in East London

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Oct 17, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:11 amWed 7:46 pmWed 12:58 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 5:38 amWed 7:37 pmWed 12:37 pmFairly good visibility
MarsWed 12:35 pmThu 2:26 amWed 7:31 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 7:05 amWed 8:49 pmWed 1:57 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 9:35 amWed 11:46 pmWed 4:41 pmAverage visiblity
UranusWed 6:46 pmThu 5:50 amThu 12:18 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 3:05 pmThu 3:46 amWed 9:26 pmDifficult to see