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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Greenwich Borough, England, United Kingdom

Night Time

13 hours, 17 minutes

Mon, Feb 26 at 5:34 pm – Tue, Feb 27 at 6:50 am

Visible night of Feb 26 – Feb 27, 2024

Mercury: Extremely difficult to see
Venus: From Tue 6:05 am
Mars: From Tue 6:03 am
Jupiter: Until Mon 11:27 pm
Saturn: Until Mon 5:37 pm
Uranus: Until Tue 12:19 am
Neptune: Until Mon 7:16 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Greenwich Borough, Feb 26 – Feb 27, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Greenwich Borough

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 3 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Feb 26, 2024
Feb 27, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Greenwich Borough

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.

Tue, Feb 27 ↑6:05 am

Feb 26, 2024
Feb 27, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Greenwich Borough

Try before sunrise.

Mars rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Tue, Feb 27 ↑6:03 am

Feb 26, 2024
Feb 27, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Greenwich Borough

View after sunset.

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

Mon, Feb 26 ↓11:27 pm

Feb 26, 2024
Feb 27, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Greenwich Borough

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Saturn is just 3 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Mon, Feb 26 ↓5:37 pm

Feb 26, 2024
Feb 27, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Greenwich Borough

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. You may need binoculars.

Tue, Feb 27 ↓12:19 am

Feb 26, 2024
Feb 27, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Greenwich Borough

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Neptune is just 19 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Mon, Feb 26 ↓7:16 pm

Feb 26, 2024
Feb 27, 2024

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Planets Visible in Greenwich Borough

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Feb 27, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:02 amTue 5:24 pmTue 12:12 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 6:05 amTue 3:08 pmTue 10:36 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 6:03 amTue 2:52 pmTue 10:27 amVery difficult to see
JupiterMon 8:53 amMon 11:27 pmMon 4:10 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 7:08 amMon 5:37 pmMon 12:23 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusMon 9:09 amTue 12:19 amMon 4:44 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 7:35 amMon 7:16 pmMon 1:25 pmExtremely difficult to see