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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Bedford, England, United Kingdom

Night Time

15 hours, 21 minutes

Sun, Jan 23 at 4:32 pm - Mon, Jan 24 at 7:53 am

Visible tonight, Jan 23 – Jan 24, 2022

Mercury: ↓ Sun 4:44 pm ↑ Mon 7:26 am
Venus: From Mon 5:59 am
Mars: From Mon 6:00 am
Jupiter: Until Sun 7:28 pm
Saturn: Until Sun 5:28 pm
Uranus: Until Mon 1:45 am
Neptune: Until Sun 8:58 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Bedford, Jan 23 – Jan 24, 2022 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Bedford

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, Jan 23 ↓4:44 pm
Mon, Jan 24 ↑7:26 am

Jan 23, 2022
Jan 24, 2022

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Venus rise and set in Bedford

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.

Mon, Jan 24 ↑5:59 am

Jan 23, 2022
Jan 24, 2022

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Mars rise and set in Bedford

View before sunrise.

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

Mon, Jan 24 ↑6:00 am

Jan 23, 2022
Jan 24, 2022

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Jupiter rise and set in Bedford

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Jan 23 ↓7:28 pm

Jan 23, 2022
Jan 24, 2022

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Saturn rise and set in Bedford

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

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

Sun, Jan 23 ↓5:28 pm

Jan 23, 2022
Jan 24, 2022

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Uranus rise and set in Bedford

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 9 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. You may need binoculars.

Mon, Jan 24 ↓1:45 am

Jan 23, 2022
Jan 24, 2022

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Neptune rise and set in Bedford

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Jan 23 ↓8:58 pm

Jan 23, 2022
Jan 24, 2022

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Planets Visible in Bedford

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Jan 23, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:35 amSun 4:44 pmSun 12:09 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusMon 5:59 amMon 3:10 pmMon 10:34 amFairly good visibility
MarsMon 6:00 amMon 1:32 pmMon 9:46 amAverage visibility
JupiterSun 9:12 amSun 7:28 pmSun 2:20 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 8:30 amSun 5:28 pmSun 12:59 pmVery difficult to see
UranusSun 11:01 amMon 1:45 amSun 6:23 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 9:40 amSun 8:58 pmSun 3:19 pmVery difficult to see