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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Dodoma, Tanzania

Night Time

Fri, Aug 7 at 6:39 pm - Sat, Aug 8 at 6:46 am

12 hours, 7 minutes

Visible night of Aug 7 – Aug 8, 2020

Mercury: From Sat 6:09 am

Venus: From Sat 3:37 am

Mars: From Fri 10:53 pm

Jupiter: Until Sat 5:05 am

Saturn: Until Sat 5:38 am

Uranus: From Sat 12:07 am

Neptune: From Fri 8:52 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Dodoma, Aug 7 – Aug 8, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Dodoma

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

Mercury is just 11 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sat, Aug 8 ↑6:09 am

Aug 7, 2020
Aug 8, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Dodoma

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.

Sat, Aug 8 ↑3:37 am

Aug 7, 2020
Aug 8, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Dodoma

View in the early morning.

Mars can be seen for more than 7 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Fri, Aug 7 ↑10:53 pm

Aug 7, 2020
Aug 8, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Dodoma

After sunset and most of the night.

Jupiter is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset.

Sat, Aug 8 ↓5:05 am

Aug 7, 2020
Aug 8, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Dodoma

Up most of the night.

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

Sat, Aug 8 ↓5:38 am

Aug 7, 2020
Aug 8, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Dodoma

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Sat, Aug 8 ↑12:07 am

Aug 7, 2020
Aug 8, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Dodoma

Most of the night until sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Fri, Aug 7 ↑8:52 pm

Aug 7, 2020
Aug 8, 2020

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Planets Visible in Dodoma

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Aug 8, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:09 amSat 5:58 pmSat 12:03 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 3:37 amSat 3:24 pmSat 9:30 amGreat visibility
MarsFri 10:53 pmSat 10:52 amSat 4:53 amPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 4:42 pmSat 5:05 amFri 10:54 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 5:16 pmSat 5:38 amFri 11:27 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 12:07 amSat 11:57 amSat 6:02 amAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 8:52 pmSat 8:59 amSat 2:55 amDifficult to see