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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Phuthaditjhaba, South Africa

Night Time

13 hours, 41 minutes

Wed, Jun 23 at 5:16 pm - Thu, Jun 24 at 6:57 am

Visible tonight, Jun 23 – Jun 24, 2021

Mercury: From Thu 5:35 am
Venus: Until Wed 6:59 pm
Mars: Until Wed 7:55 pm
Jupiter: From Wed 9:45 pm
Saturn: From Wed 8:15 pm
Uranus: From Thu 3:11 am
Neptune: From Wed 11:21 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Phuthaditjhaba, Jun 23 – Jun 24, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Phuthaditjhaba

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

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

Thu, Jun 24 ↑5:35 am

Jun 23, 2021
Jun 24, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Phuthaditjhaba

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. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Wed, Jun 23 ↓6:59 pm

Jun 23, 2021
Jun 24, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Phuthaditjhaba

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Jun 23 ↓7:55 pm

Jun 23, 2021
Jun 24, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Phuthaditjhaba

View in the early morning.

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

Wed, Jun 23 ↑9:45 pm

Jun 23, 2021
Jun 24, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Phuthaditjhaba

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 10 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Wed, Jun 23 ↑8:15 pm

Jun 23, 2021
Jun 24, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Phuthaditjhaba

View before sunrise. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. You may need binoculars.

Thu, Jun 24 ↑3:11 am

Jun 23, 2021
Jun 24, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Phuthaditjhaba

View in the early morning. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 7 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Wed, Jun 23 ↑11:21 pm

Jun 23, 2021
Jun 24, 2021

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Planets Visible in Phuthaditjhaba

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jun 23, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:35 amThu 4:16 pmThu 10:55 amVery difficult to see
VenusWed 8:37 amWed 6:59 pmWed 1:48 pmFairly good visibility
MarsWed 9:20 amWed 7:55 pmWed 2:37 pmAverage visibility
JupiterWed 9:45 pmThu 10:40 amThu 4:12 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 8:15 pmThu 9:38 amThu 2:56 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 3:11 amThu 2:06 pmThu 8:38 amDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 11:21 pmThu 11:41 amThu 5:31 amDifficult to see