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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Night Time

15 hours, 19 minutes

Sat, Jan 22 at 4:44 pm - Sun, Jan 23 at 8:03 am

Visible tonight, Jan 22 – Jan 23, 2022

Mercury: ↓ Sat 5:07 pm ↑ Sun 7:43 am
Venus: From Sun 6:13 am
Mars: From Sun 6:08 am
Jupiter: Until Sat 7:43 pm
Saturn: Until Sat 5:44 pm
Uranus: Until Sun 1:58 am
Neptune: Until Sat 9:14 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Cardiff, Jan 22 – Jan 23, 2022 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Cardiff

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 4 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sat, Jan 22 ↓5:07 pm
Sun, Jan 23 ↑7:43 am

Jan 22, 2022
Jan 23, 2022

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Venus rise and set in Cardiff

View just before sunrise.

Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, Jan 23 ↑6:13 am

Jan 22, 2022
Jan 23, 2022

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Mars rise and set in Cardiff

View before sunrise.

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

Sun, Jan 23 ↑6:08 am

Jan 22, 2022
Jan 23, 2022

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Jupiter rise and set in Cardiff

View after sunset.

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

Sat, Jan 22 ↓7:43 pm

Jan 22, 2022
Jan 23, 2022

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Saturn rise and set in Cardiff

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Saturn is just 12 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sat, Jan 22 ↓5:44 pm

Jan 22, 2022
Jan 23, 2022

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Uranus rise and set in Cardiff

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 9 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. You may need binoculars.

Sun, Jan 23 ↓1:58 am

Jan 22, 2022
Jan 23, 2022

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Neptune rise and set in Cardiff

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.

Sat, Jan 22 ↓9:14 pm

Jan 22, 2022
Jan 23, 2022

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Planets Visible in Cardiff

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Jan 22, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 7:52 amSat 5:07 pmSat 12:29 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 6:13 amSun 3:28 pmSun 10:50 amFairly good visibility
MarsSun 6:08 amSun 1:48 pmSun 9:58 amAverage visibility
JupiterSat 9:25 amSat 7:43 pmSat 2:34 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 8:42 amSat 5:44 pmSat 1:13 pmVery difficult to see
UranusSat 11:18 amSun 1:58 amSat 6:38 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 9:54 amSat 9:14 pmSat 3:34 pmVery difficult to see