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Tue, May 22 at 5:13 pm - Wed, May 23 at 6:57 am

13 hours, 44 minutes

Visible tonight, May 22 – May 23, 2018

Mercury: From Wed 5:41 am

Venus: Until Tue 7:16 pm

Mars: From Tue 9:24 pm

Jupiter: Until Wed 5:48 am

Saturn: From Tue 7:37 pm

Uranus: From Wed 4:26 am

Neptune: From Wed 12:58 am

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Tonight's Sky in East London, May 22 – May 23, 2018 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in East London

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

Mercury is just 16 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Wed, May 23 ↑5:41 am

May 22, 2018
May 23, 2018

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Venus rise and set in East London

View after sunset.

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

Tue, May 22 ↓7:16 pm

May 22, 2018
May 23, 2018

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Mars rise and set in East London

View in the early morning.

Mars can be seen for more than 9 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Tue, May 22 ↑9:24 pm

May 22, 2018
May 23, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in East London

Up most of the night.

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

Wed, May 23 ↓5:48 am

May 22, 2018
May 23, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in East London

Most of the night until sunrise.

Saturn is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise.

Tue, May 22 ↑7:37 pm

May 22, 2018
May 23, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in East London

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

Uranus is just 31 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Wed, May 23 ↑4:26 am

May 22, 2018
May 23, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in East London

View before sunrise.

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

Wed, May 23 ↑12:58 am

May 22, 2018
May 23, 2018

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Planets Visible in East London

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, May 22, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:41 amWed 4:26 pmWed 11:04 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 9:31 amTue 7:16 pmTue 2:23 pmGood visibility
MarsTue 9:24 pmWed 11:30 amWed 4:27 amPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 4:21 pmWed 5:48 amTue 11:04 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 7:37 pmWed 9:45 amWed 2:41 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 4:26 amWed 3:31 pmWed 9:58 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneWed 12:58 amWed 1:34 pmWed 7:16 amVery difficult to see