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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland

Night Time

9 hours, 15 minutes

Thu, May 6 at 8:48 pm - Fri, May 7 at 6:03 am

Visible tonight, May 6 – May 7, 2021

Mercury: Until Thu 10:35 pm
Venus: Until Thu 9:44 pm
Mars: Until Fri 1:10 am
Jupiter: From Fri 3:27 am
Saturn: From Fri 2:49 am
Uranus: From Fri 5:53 am
Neptune: From Fri 4:17 am
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Tonight's Sky in Basel, May 6 – May 7, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Basel

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mercury is just 18 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Thu, May 6 ↓10:35 pm

May 6, 2021
May 7, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Basel

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Venus is just 11 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, May 6 ↓9:44 pm

May 6, 2021
May 7, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Basel

View after sunset.

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

Fri, May 7 ↓1:10 am

May 6, 2021
May 7, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Basel

View before sunrise.

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

Fri, May 7 ↑3:27 am

May 6, 2021
May 7, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Basel

View before sunrise.

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

Fri, May 7 ↑2:49 am

May 6, 2021
May 7, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Basel

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 5 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Fri, May 7 ↑5:53 am

May 6, 2021
May 7, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Basel

View before sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Very faint, use binoculars.

Fri, May 7 ↑4:17 am

May 6, 2021
May 7, 2021

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Planets Visible in Basel

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, May 6, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:42 amThu 10:35 pmThu 2:38 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 6:35 amThu 9:44 pmThu 2:09 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 9:01 amFri 1:10 amThu 5:06 pmAverage visibility
JupiterFri 3:27 amFri 1:41 pmFri 8:34 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 2:49 amFri 12:15 pmFri 7:32 amAverage visibility
UranusFri 5:53 amFri 8:12 pmFri 1:02 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 4:17 amFri 3:47 pmFri 10:02 amVery difficult to see