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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Rustenburg, South Africa

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11 hours, 27 minutes

Wed, Mar 3 at 6:39 pm - Thu, Mar 4 at 6:06 am

Visible tonight, Mar 3 – Mar 4, 2021

Mercury: From Thu 4:04 am
Venus: From Thu 5:42 am
Mars: Until Wed 10:32 pm
Jupiter: From Thu 4:07 am
Saturn: From Thu 3:28 am
Uranus: Until Wed 9:21 pm
Neptune: Until Wed 7:02 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Rustenburg, Mar 3 – Mar 4, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Rustenburg

View just before sunrise.

Mercury is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Thu, Mar 4 ↑4:04 am

Mar 3, 2021
Mar 4, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Rustenburg

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

Venus is just 6 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, Mar 4 ↑5:42 am

Mar 3, 2021
Mar 4, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Rustenburg

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Mar 3 ↓10:32 pm

Mar 3, 2021
Mar 4, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Rustenburg

View just before sunrise.

Jupiter is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Thu, Mar 4 ↑4:07 am

Mar 3, 2021
Mar 4, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Rustenburg

View before sunrise.

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

Thu, Mar 4 ↑3:28 am

Mar 3, 2021
Mar 4, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Rustenburg

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. You may need binoculars.

Wed, Mar 3 ↓9:21 pm

Mar 3, 2021
Mar 4, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Rustenburg

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Neptune is just 7 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Wed, Mar 3 ↓7:02 pm

Mar 3, 2021
Mar 4, 2021

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Planets Visible in Rustenburg

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Mar 3, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 4:04 amThu 5:12 pmThu 10:38 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 5:42 amThu 6:25 pmThu 12:04 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 11:54 amWed 10:32 pmWed 5:13 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 4:07 amThu 5:15 pmThu 10:41 amAverage visibility
SaturnThu 3:28 amThu 4:46 pmThu 10:07 amAverage visibility
UranusWed 10:11 amWed 9:21 pmWed 3:46 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 6:40 amWed 7:02 pmWed 12:51 pmExtremely difficult to see