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Fri, Feb 23 at 5:47 pm - Sat, Feb 24 at 7:25 am

13 hours, 37 minutes

Visible night of Feb 23 – Feb 24, 2018

Mercury: Until Fri 6:11 pm

Venus: Until Fri 6:45 pm

Mars: From Sat 3:30 am

Jupiter: From Sat 1:11 am

Saturn: From Sat 4:54 am

Uranus: Until Fri 10:42 pm

Neptune: Until Fri 6:32 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Belfast, Feb 23 – Feb 24, 2018 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Belfast

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mercury is just 5 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Fri, Feb 23 ↓6:11 pm

Feb 23, 2018
Feb 24, 2018

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Venus rise and set in Belfast

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

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

Fri, Feb 23 ↓6:45 pm

Feb 23, 2018
Feb 24, 2018

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Mars rise and set in Belfast

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, Feb 24 ↑3:30 am

Feb 23, 2018
Feb 24, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in Belfast

View in the early morning.

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

Sat, Feb 24 ↑1:11 am

Feb 23, 2018
Feb 24, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in Belfast

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, Feb 24 ↑4:54 am

Feb 23, 2018
Feb 24, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in Belfast

View after sunset.

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

Fri, Feb 23 ↓10:42 pm

Feb 23, 2018
Feb 24, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in Belfast

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Neptune is just 9 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Fri, Feb 23 ↓6:32 pm

Feb 23, 2018
Feb 24, 2018

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Planets Visible in Belfast

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Feb 24, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 7:47 amFri 6:11 pmFri 12:58 pmDifficult to see
VenusFri 7:55 amFri 6:45 pmFri 1:19 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 3:30 amSat 10:55 amSat 7:12 amAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 1:11 amSat 9:50 amSat 5:31 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 4:54 amSat 12:20 pmSat 8:37 amAverage visiblity
UranusFri 8:48 amFri 10:42 pmFri 3:45 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 7:49 amFri 6:32 pmFri 1:11 pmExtremely difficult to see