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

Night Time

15 hours, 21 minutes

Thu, Jan 21 at 4:41 pm - Fri, Jan 22 at 8:01 am

Visible night of Jan 21 – Jan 22, 2021

Mercury: Until Thu 6:19 pm
Venus: From Fri 7:18 am
Mars: Until Fri 1:45 am
Jupiter: Until Thu 5:08 pm
Saturn: Until Thu 4:49 pm
Uranus: Until Fri 1:35 am
Neptune: Until Thu 9:02 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Bristol, Jan 21 – Jan 22, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Bristol

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

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

Thu, Jan 21 ↓6:19 pm

Jan 21, 2021
Jan 22, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Bristol

Try before sunrise.

Venus rises shortly before sunrise, 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.

Fri, Jan 22 ↑7:18 am

Jan 21, 2021
Jan 22, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Bristol

View after sunset.

Mars can be seen for more than 9 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Fri, Jan 22 ↓1:45 am

Jan 21, 2021
Jan 22, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Bristol

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Jupiter is just 6 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Thu, Jan 21 ↓5:08 pm

Jan 21, 2021
Jan 22, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Bristol

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Thu, Jan 21 ↓4:49 pm

Jan 21, 2021
Jan 22, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Bristol

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 8 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. You may need binoculars.

Fri, Jan 22 ↓1:35 am

Jan 21, 2021
Jan 22, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Bristol

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.

Thu, Jan 21 ↓9:02 pm

Jan 21, 2021
Jan 22, 2021

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Planets Visible in Bristol

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Jan 22, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:53 amThu 6:19 pmThu 1:36 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 7:18 amFri 3:16 pmFri 11:17 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 11:00 amFri 1:45 amThu 6:22 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 8:24 amThu 5:08 pmThu 12:46 pmDifficult to see
SaturnThu 8:14 amThu 4:49 pmThu 12:31 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusThu 11:11 amFri 1:35 amThu 6:23 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneThu 9:50 amThu 9:02 pmThu 3:26 pmVery difficult to see