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Fri, Jun 22 at 10:02 pm - Sat, Jun 23 at 4:26 am

6 hours, 24 minutes

Visible tonight, Jun 22 – Jun 23, 2018

Mercury: Until Fri 11:24 pm

Venus: Until Sat 12:13 am

Mars: From Sat 12:22 am

Jupiter: Until Sat 2:26 am

Saturn: Perfect visibility

Uranus: From Sat 1:52 am

Neptune: From Sat 12:53 am

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Tonight's Sky in Edinburgh, Jun 22 – Jun 23, 2018 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Edinburgh

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.

Fri, Jun 22 ↓11:24 pm

Jun 22, 2018
Jun 23, 2018

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Venus rise and set in Edinburgh

View after sunset.

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

Sat, Jun 23 ↓12:13 am

Jun 22, 2018
Jun 23, 2018

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Mars rise and set in Edinburgh

Most of the night until sunrise.

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

Sat, Jun 23 ↑12:22 am

Jun 22, 2018
Jun 23, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in Edinburgh

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 4 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Sat, Jun 23 ↓2:26 am

Jun 22, 2018
Jun 23, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in Edinburgh

Up most of the night.

Saturn is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night.

Jun 22, 2018
Jun 23, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in Edinburgh

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, Jun 23 ↑1:52 am

Jun 22, 2018
Jun 23, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in Edinburgh

View before sunrise.

Neptune can be seen for more than 3 hours before sunrise.

Sat, Jun 23 ↑12:53 am

Jun 22, 2018
Jun 23, 2018

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Planets Visible in Edinburgh

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Jun 22, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:40 amFri 11:24 pmFri 2:33 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 7:48 amSat 12:13 amFri 4:02 pmGood visibility
MarsSat 12:22 amSat 7:35 amSat 3:59 amPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 5:24 pmSat 2:26 amFri 9:55 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 10:00 pmSat 5:09 amSat 1:34 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 1:52 amSat 4:19 pmSat 9:06 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 12:53 amSat 11:45 amSat 6:19 amDifficult to see