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

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Sun, Oct 13 at 6:31 pm - Mon, Oct 14 at 7:49 am

13 hours, 19 minutes

Visible tonight, Oct 13 – Oct 14, 2019

Mercury: Until Sun 6:51 pm

Venus: Until Sun 6:59 pm

Mars: From Mon 6:24 am

Jupiter: Until Sun 8:52 pm

Saturn: Until Sun 10:40 pm

Uranus: From Sun 6:49 pm

Neptune: Until Mon 4:33 am

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Tonight's Sky in Belfast, Oct 13 – Oct 14, 2019 (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.

Sun, Oct 13 ↓6:51 pm

Oct 13, 2019
Oct 14, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Belfast

Try after sunset.

Venus sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, Oct 13 ↓6:59 pm

Oct 13, 2019
Oct 14, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Belfast

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

Mars is just 14 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Mon, Oct 14 ↑6:24 am

Oct 13, 2019
Oct 14, 2019

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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.

Sun, Oct 13 ↓8:52 pm

Oct 13, 2019
Oct 14, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Belfast

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Oct 13 ↓10:40 pm

Oct 13, 2019
Oct 14, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Belfast

Up most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. You may need binoculars.

Sun, Oct 13 ↑6:49 pm

Oct 13, 2019
Oct 14, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Belfast

After sunset and most of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. Very faint, use binoculars.

Mon, Oct 14 ↓4:33 am

Oct 13, 2019
Oct 14, 2019

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Planets Visible in Belfast

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Oct 13, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 10:22 amSun 6:51 pmSun 2:37 pmDifficult to see
VenusSun 9:23 amSun 6:59 pmSun 2:11 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 6:24 amMon 6:11 pmMon 12:18 pmVery difficult to see
JupiterSun 1:33 pmSun 8:52 pmSun 5:12 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 3:16 pmSun 10:40 pmSun 6:58 pmAverage visibility
UranusSun 6:49 pmMon 9:24 amMon 2:06 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 5:39 pmMon 4:33 amSun 11:06 pmDifficult to see