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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Istanbul, Turkey

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Thu, Nov 15 at 5:45 pm - Fri, Nov 16 at 7:52 am

14 hours, 7 minutes

Visible tonight, Nov 15 – Nov 16, 2018

Mercury: Until Thu 6:41 pm

Venus: From Fri 5:31 am

Mars: Until Fri 12:51 am

Jupiter: Until Thu 6:14 pm

Saturn: Until Thu 8:30 pm

Uranus: Until Fri 5:56 am

Neptune: Until Fri 2:03 am

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Tonight's Sky in Istanbul, Nov 15 – Nov 16, 2018 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Istanbul

Try after sunset.

Mercury sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Thu, Nov 15 ↓6:41 pm

Nov 15, 2018
Nov 16, 2018

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Venus rise and set in Istanbul

View just before sunrise.

Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Fri, Nov 16 ↑5:31 am

Nov 15, 2018
Nov 16, 2018

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Mars rise and set in Istanbul

View after sunset.

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

Fri, Nov 16 ↓12:51 am

Nov 15, 2018
Nov 16, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in Istanbul

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Jupiter is just 9 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Thu, Nov 15 ↓6:14 pm

Nov 15, 2018
Nov 16, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in Istanbul

View after sunset.

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

Thu, Nov 15 ↓8:30 pm

Nov 15, 2018
Nov 16, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in Istanbul

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.

Fri, Nov 16 ↓5:56 am

Nov 15, 2018
Nov 16, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in Istanbul

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 8 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Fri, Nov 16 ↓2:03 am

Nov 15, 2018
Nov 16, 2018

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Planets Visible in Istanbul

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Nov 15, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 9:43 amThu 6:41 pmThu 2:12 pmDifficult to see
VenusFri 5:31 amFri 4:17 pmFri 10:54 amFairly good visibility
MarsThu 2:19 pmFri 12:51 amThu 7:35 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 8:34 amThu 6:14 pmThu 1:24 pmSlightly difficult to see
SaturnThu 11:15 amThu 8:30 pmThu 3:52 pmAverage visibility
UranusThu 4:35 pmFri 5:56 amThu 11:15 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneThu 2:50 pmFri 2:03 amThu 8:26 pmDifficult to see