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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Nuku'alofa, Tonga

Night Time

10 hours, 39 minutes

Sun, Dec 5 at 7:11 pm - Mon, Dec 6 at 5:50 am

Visible tonight, Dec 5 – Dec 6, 2021

Mercury: Until Sun 7:27 pm
Venus: Until Sun 10:05 pm
Mars: From Mon 4:38 am
Jupiter: Until Mon 12:01 am
Saturn: Until Sun 11:03 pm
Uranus: Until Mon 3:58 am
Neptune: Until Mon 1:19 am
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Tonight's Sky in Nuku'alofa, Dec 5 – Dec 6, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Nuku'alofa

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 3 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sun, Dec 5 ↓7:27 pm

Dec 5, 2021
Dec 6, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Nuku'alofa

View after sunset.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, Dec 5 ↓10:05 pm

Dec 5, 2021
Dec 6, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Nuku'alofa

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

Mars is just 19 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Mon, Dec 6 ↑4:38 am

Dec 5, 2021
Dec 6, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Nuku'alofa

View after sunset.

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

Mon, Dec 6 ↓12:01 am

Dec 5, 2021
Dec 6, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Nuku'alofa

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Dec 5 ↓11:03 pm

Dec 5, 2021
Dec 6, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Nuku'alofa

After sunset and most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. You may need binoculars.

Mon, Dec 6 ↓3:58 am

Dec 5, 2021
Dec 6, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Nuku'alofa

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 6 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Mon, Dec 6 ↓1:19 am

Dec 5, 2021
Dec 6, 2021

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Planets Visible in Nuku'alofa

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Dec 5, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:01 amSun 7:27 pmSun 12:44 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 8:42 amSun 10:05 pmSun 3:24 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 4:38 amMon 5:43 pmMon 11:10 amDifficult to see
JupiterSun 11:14 amMon 12:01 amSun 5:38 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 10:00 amSun 11:03 pmSun 4:32 pmAverage visibility
UranusSun 4:42 pmMon 3:58 amSun 10:20 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 1:01 pmMon 1:19 amSun 7:10 pmDifficult to see