Flag for United Kingdom Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Night time

Fri, May 26 at 9:41 pm - Sat, May 27 at 5:00 am

7 hours, 19 minutes

Visible night of May 26 – May 27, 2017

Mercury: From Sat 4:29 am

Venus: From Sat 3:42 am

Mars: Until Fri 11:21 pm

Jupiter: Until Sat 3:37 am

Saturn: From Fri 11:00 pm

Uranus: From Sat 3:44 am

Neptune: From Sat 2:43 am

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Currently showing previous night. For planet visibility in the coming night, please check again after 12 noon.

Tonight's Sky in Belfast, May 26 – May 27, 2017 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Belfast

Try before sunrise.

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

Sat, May 27 ↑4:29 am

May 26, 2017
May 27, 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, May 27 ↑3:42 am

May 26, 2017
May 27, 2017

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Mars rise and set in Belfast

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

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

Fri, May 26 ↓11:21 pm

May 26, 2017
May 27, 2017

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Jupiter rise and set in Belfast

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 5 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Sat, May 27 ↓3:37 am

May 26, 2017
May 27, 2017

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Saturn rise and set in Belfast

Most of the night until sunrise.

Saturn is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise.

Fri, May 26 ↑11:00 pm

May 26, 2017
May 27, 2017

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Uranus rise and set in Belfast

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, May 27 ↑3:44 am

May 26, 2017
May 27, 2017

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Neptune rise and set in Belfast

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, May 27 ↑2:43 am

May 26, 2017
May 27, 2017

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Planets Visible in Belfast

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, May 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 4:29 amSat 7:09 pmSat 11:48 amDifficult to see
VenusSat 3:42 amSat 5:02 pmSat 10:22 amGreat visibility
MarsFri 5:58 amFri 11:21 pmFri 2:39 pmDifficult to see
JupiterFri 4:16 pmSat 3:37 amFri 9:57 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 11:00 pmSat 6:32 amSat 2:46 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 3:44 amSat 5:42 pmSat 10:43 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 2:43 amSat 1:29 pmSat 8:06 amVery difficult to see