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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

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Mon, Apr 6 at 7:59 pm - Tue, Apr 7 at 6:20 am

10 hours, 21 minutes

Visible tonight, Apr 6 – Apr 7, 2020

Mercury: From Tue 6:11 am

Venus: Until Tue 1:13 am

Mars: From Tue 4:48 am

Jupiter: From Tue 4:15 am

Saturn: From Tue 4:29 am

Uranus: Until Mon 9:47 pm

Neptune: From Tue 5:55 am

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Tonight's Sky in Aberdeen, Apr 6 – Apr 7, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Aberdeen

Try before sunrise.

Mercury rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Tue, Apr 7 ↑6:11 am

Apr 6, 2020
Apr 7, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Aberdeen

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.

Tue, Apr 7 ↓1:13 am

Apr 6, 2020
Apr 7, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Aberdeen

View before sunrise.

Mars can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. It is quite close to the horizon, making it fainter because the light has to cover a larger distance when traveling through the Earth's atmosphere. Make sure to get an unobstructed view.

Tue, Apr 7 ↑4:48 am

Apr 6, 2020
Apr 7, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Aberdeen

View before sunrise.

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

Tue, Apr 7 ↑4:15 am

Apr 6, 2020
Apr 7, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Aberdeen

View before sunrise.

Saturn can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. It is quite close to the horizon, making it fainter because the light has to cover a larger distance when traveling through the Earth's atmosphere. Make sure to get an unobstructed view.

Tue, Apr 7 ↑4:29 am

Apr 6, 2020
Apr 7, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Aberdeen

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Mon, Apr 6 ↓9:47 pm

Apr 6, 2020
Apr 7, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Aberdeen

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

Neptune is just 28 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Very faint, use binoculars.

Tue, Apr 7 ↑5:55 am

Apr 6, 2020
Apr 7, 2020

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Planets Visible in Aberdeen

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Apr 6, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:11 amTue 5:23 pmTue 11:46 amDifficult to see
VenusMon 6:59 amTue 1:13 amMon 4:05 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 4:48 amTue 12:23 pmTue 8:35 amSlightly difficult to see
JupiterTue 4:15 amTue 11:30 amTue 7:52 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 4:29 amTue 12:05 pmTue 8:17 amAverage visibility
UranusMon 6:53 amMon 9:47 pmMon 2:20 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneTue 5:55 amTue 4:58 pmTue 11:26 amExtremely difficult to see