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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Rustenburg, South Africa

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Thu, Aug 22 at 5:54 pm - Fri, Aug 23 at 6:32 am

12 hours, 38 minutes

Visible tonight, Aug 22 – Aug 23, 2019

Mercury: From Fri 6:00 am

Venus: Until Thu 6:03 pm

Mars: Until Thu 6:09 pm

Jupiter: Until Fri 1:48 am

Saturn: Until Fri 3:57 am

Uranus: From Thu 10:48 pm

Neptune: From Thu 7:11 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Rustenburg, Aug 22 – Aug 23, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Rustenburg

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

Mercury is just 13 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Fri, Aug 23 ↑6:00 am

Aug 22, 2019
Aug 23, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Rustenburg

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Venus is just 3 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Thu, Aug 22 ↓6:03 pm

Aug 22, 2019
Aug 23, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Rustenburg

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mars is just 4 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Thu, Aug 22 ↓6:09 pm

Aug 22, 2019
Aug 23, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Rustenburg

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Fri, Aug 23 ↓1:48 am

Aug 22, 2019
Aug 23, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Rustenburg

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 10 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Fri, Aug 23 ↓3:57 am

Aug 22, 2019
Aug 23, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Rustenburg

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 7 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Thu, Aug 22 ↑10:48 pm

Aug 22, 2019
Aug 23, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Rustenburg

Up most of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Thu, Aug 22 ↑7:11 pm

Aug 22, 2019
Aug 23, 2019

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Planets Visible in Rustenburg

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Aug 22, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 6:00 amFri 5:01 pmFri 11:30 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 6:46 amThu 6:03 pmThu 12:24 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 6:49 amThu 6:09 pmThu 12:29 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterThu 12:15 pmFri 1:48 amThu 7:01 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 2:23 pmFri 3:57 amThu 9:10 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 10:48 pmFri 10:00 amFri 4:24 amAverage visibility
NeptuneThu 7:11 pmFri 7:36 amFri 1:23 amDifficult to see