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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Hereford, England, United Kingdom

Night Time

14 hours, 7 minutes

Wed, Oct 27 at 5:51 pm - Thu, Oct 28 at 7:58 am

Visible tonight, Oct 27 – Oct 28, 2021

Mercury: From Thu 6:11 am
Venus: Until Wed 7:31 pm
Mars: From Thu 7:20 am
Jupiter: Until Thu 1:08 am
Saturn: Until Wed 11:41 pm
Uranus: From Wed 6:02 pm
Neptune: Until Thu 3:51 am
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Tonight's Sky in Hereford, Oct 27 – Oct 28, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Hereford

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

Mercury is just 18 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Thu, Oct 28 ↑6:11 am

Oct 27, 2021
Oct 28, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Hereford

View after sunset.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Wed, Oct 27 ↓7:31 pm

Oct 27, 2021
Oct 28, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Hereford

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mars is just 6 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Thu, Oct 28 ↑7:20 am

Oct 27, 2021
Oct 28, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Hereford

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Thu, Oct 28 ↓1:08 am

Oct 27, 2021
Oct 28, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Hereford

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Oct 27 ↓11:41 pm

Oct 27, 2021
Oct 28, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Hereford

Up most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. You may need binoculars.

Wed, Oct 27 ↑6:02 pm

Oct 27, 2021
Oct 28, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Hereford

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 9 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Thu, Oct 28 ↓3:51 am

Oct 27, 2021
Oct 28, 2021

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Planets Visible in Hereford

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Oct 27, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:11 amThu 5:28 pmThu 11:50 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 12:42 pmWed 7:31 pmWed 4:07 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 7:20 amThu 5:37 pmThu 12:29 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterWed 3:43 pmThu 1:08 amWed 8:26 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 3:07 pmWed 11:41 pmWed 7:24 pmPerfect visibility
UranusWed 6:02 pmThu 8:53 amThu 1:27 amAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 4:34 pmThu 3:51 amWed 10:12 pmDifficult to see