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Fri, Jul 21 at 9:42 pm - Sat, Jul 22 at 5:18 am

7 hours, 35 minutes

Visible tonight, Jul 21 – Jul 22, 2017

Mercury: Until Fri 10:36 pm

Venus: From Sat 2:21 am

Mars: Until Fri 9:53 pm

Jupiter: Until Fri 11:59 pm

Saturn: Until Sat 2:36 am

Uranus: From Sat 12:06 am

Neptune: From Fri 11:03 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Belfast, Jul 21 – Jul 22, 2017 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Belfast

Try after sunset.

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

Fri, Jul 21 ↓10:36 pm

Jul 21, 2017
Jul 22, 2017

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Venus rise and set in Belfast

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, Jul 22 ↑2:21 am

Jul 21, 2017
Jul 22, 2017

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Mars rise and set in Belfast

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mars is just 2 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Fri, Jul 21 ↓9:53 pm

Jul 21, 2017
Jul 22, 2017

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Jupiter rise and set in Belfast

View after sunset.

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

Fri, Jul 21 ↓11:59 pm

Jul 21, 2017
Jul 22, 2017

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Saturn rise and set in Belfast

After sunset and most of the night.

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

Sat, Jul 22 ↓2:36 am

Jul 21, 2017
Jul 22, 2017

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Uranus rise and set in Belfast

View in the early morning.

Uranus can be seen for more than 5 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sat, Jul 22 ↑12:06 am

Jul 21, 2017
Jul 22, 2017

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Neptune rise and set in Belfast

View in the early morning.

Neptune can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Fri, Jul 21 ↑11:03 pm

Jul 21, 2017
Jul 22, 2017

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Planets Visible in Belfast

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Jul 21, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 7:48 amFri 10:36 pmFri 3:13 pmDifficult to see
VenusSat 2:21 amSat 6:53 pmSat 10:37 amGood visibility
MarsFri 5:22 amFri 9:53 pmFri 1:38 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterFri 12:50 pmFri 11:59 pmFri 6:24 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 7:03 pmSat 2:36 amFri 10:50 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 12:06 amSat 2:12 pmSat 7:09 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 11:03 pmSat 9:47 amSat 4:25 amDifficult to see