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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

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Thu, May 23 at 9:36 pm - Fri, May 24 at 4:50 am

7 hours, 14 minutes

Visible tonight, May 23 – May 24, 2019

Mercury: Until Thu 9:56 pm

Venus: From Fri 4:17 am

Mars: Until Fri 12:28 am

Jupiter: From Thu 11:01 pm

Saturn: From Fri 12:55 am

Uranus: From Fri 3:59 am

Neptune: From Fri 2:59 am

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Tonight's Sky in Glasgow, May 23 – May 24, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Glasgow

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.

Thu, May 23 ↓9:56 pm

May 23, 2019
May 24, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Glasgow

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, May 24 ↑4:17 am

May 23, 2019
May 24, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Glasgow

View after sunset.

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

Fri, May 24 ↓12:28 am

May 23, 2019
May 24, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Glasgow

Up most of the night.

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

Thu, May 23 ↑11:01 pm

May 23, 2019
May 24, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Glasgow

View before sunrise.

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

Fri, May 24 ↑12:55 am

May 23, 2019
May 24, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Glasgow

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunrise and sunset only. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is just 28 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars.

Fri, May 24 ↑3:59 am

May 23, 2019
May 24, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Glasgow

View before sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Very faint, use binoculars.

Fri, May 24 ↑2:59 am

May 23, 2019
May 24, 2019

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Planets Visible in Glasgow

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, May 23, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 4:54 amThu 9:56 pmThu 1:23 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 4:17 amFri 7:16 pmFri 11:46 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 6:40 amFri 12:28 amThu 3:34 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 11:01 pmFri 6:09 amFri 2:35 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 12:55 amFri 8:19 amFri 4:37 amFairly good visibility
UranusFri 3:59 amFri 6:38 pmFri 11:18 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 2:59 amFri 2:00 pmFri 8:29 amVery difficult to see