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Sun, Sep 23 at 7:09 pm - Mon, Sep 24 at 7:01 am

11 hours, 52 minutes

Visible tonight, Sep 23 – Sep 24, 2018

Mercury: Until Sun 7:19 pm

Venus: Until Sun 7:12 pm

Mars: Until Mon 12:53 am

Jupiter: Until Sun 8:32 pm

Saturn: Until Sun 10:46 pm

Uranus: From Sun 7:46 pm

Neptune: Until Mon 5:28 am

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Tonight's Sky in Edinburgh, Sep 23 – Sep 24, 2018 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Edinburgh

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Sun, Sep 23 ↓7:19 pm

Sep 23, 2018
Sep 24, 2018

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Venus rise and set in Edinburgh

Try after sunset.

Venus sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Sun, Sep 23 ↓7:12 pm

Sep 23, 2018
Sep 24, 2018

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Mars rise and set in Edinburgh

View after sunset.

Mars can be seen for more than 5 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Mon, Sep 24 ↓12:53 am

Sep 23, 2018
Sep 24, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in Edinburgh

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Sep 23 ↓8:32 pm

Sep 23, 2018
Sep 24, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in Edinburgh

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 3 hours after sunset.

Sun, Sep 23 ↓10:46 pm

Sep 23, 2018
Sep 24, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in Edinburgh

Most of the night until sunrise.

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

Sun, Sep 23 ↑7:46 pm

Sep 23, 2018
Sep 24, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in Edinburgh

Up most of the night.

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

Mon, Sep 24 ↓5:28 am

Sep 23, 2018
Sep 24, 2018

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Planets Visible in Edinburgh

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Sep 23, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:07 amSun 7:19 pmSun 1:14 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 11:23 amSun 7:12 pmSun 3:18 pmAverage visiblity
MarsSun 6:05 pmMon 12:53 amSun 9:29 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 12:01 pmSun 8:32 pmSun 4:17 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 3:43 pmSun 10:46 pmSun 7:14 pmFairly good visibility
UranusSun 7:46 pmMon 10:13 amMon 3:00 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 6:45 pmMon 5:28 amMon 12:06 amSlightly difficult to see