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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Nelspruit, South Africa (Mbombela)

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Thu, Oct 22 at 6:06 pm - Fri, Oct 23 at 5:14 am

11 hours, 8 minutes

Visible night of Oct 22 – Oct 23, 2020

Mercury: Until Thu 6:37 pm
Venus: From Fri 3:32 am
Mars: Until Fri 4:52 am
Jupiter: Until Fri 12:03 am
Saturn: Until Fri 12:25 am
Uranus: From Thu 6:41 pm
Neptune: Until Fri 3:21 am
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Tonight's Sky in Nelspruit, Oct 22 – Oct 23, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Nelspruit

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 8 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Thu, Oct 22 ↓6:37 pm

Oct 22, 2020
Oct 23, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Nelspruit

View before sunrise.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Fri, Oct 23 ↑3:32 am

Oct 22, 2020
Oct 23, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Nelspruit

Up most of the night.

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

Fri, Oct 23 ↓4:52 am

Oct 22, 2020
Oct 23, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Nelspruit

View after sunset.

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

Fri, Oct 23 ↓12:03 am

Oct 22, 2020
Oct 23, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Nelspruit

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 6 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Fri, Oct 23 ↓12:25 am

Oct 22, 2020
Oct 23, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Nelspruit

Up most of the night. Bring binoculars.

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

Thu, Oct 22 ↑6:41 pm

Oct 22, 2020
Oct 23, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Nelspruit

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 9 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Fri, Oct 23 ↓3:21 am

Oct 22, 2020
Oct 23, 2020

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Planets Visible in Nelspruit

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Oct 23, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:34 amThu 6:37 pmThu 12:06 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 3:32 amFri 3:24 pmFri 9:28 amGood visibility
MarsThu 5:08 pmFri 4:52 amThu 11:00 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 10:29 amFri 12:03 amThu 5:16 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 10:56 amFri 12:25 amThu 5:41 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 6:41 pmFri 5:50 amFri 12:16 amAverage visibility
NeptuneThu 2:56 pmFri 3:21 amThu 9:08 pmDifficult to see