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

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Fri, Apr 3 at 8:02 pm - Sat, Apr 4 at 6:36 am

10 hours, 34 minutes

Visible tonight, Apr 3 – Apr 4, 2020

Mercury: From Sat 6:25 am

Venus: Until Sat 1:17 am

Mars: From Sat 5:05 am

Jupiter: From Sat 4:36 am

Saturn: From Sat 4:51 am

Uranus: Until Fri 10:07 pm

Neptune: From Sat 6:15 am

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Tonight's Sky in Inverness, Apr 3 – Apr 4, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Inverness

Try before sunrise.

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

Sat, Apr 4 ↑6:25 am

Apr 3, 2020
Apr 4, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Inverness

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.

Sat, Apr 4 ↓1:17 am

Apr 3, 2020
Apr 4, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Inverness

View before sunrise.

Mars can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. It is quite close to the horizon, making it fainter because the light has to cover a larger distance when traveling through the Earth's atmosphere. Make sure to get an unobstructed view.

Sat, Apr 4 ↑5:05 am

Apr 3, 2020
Apr 4, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Inverness

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, Apr 4 ↑4:36 am

Apr 3, 2020
Apr 4, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Inverness

View before sunrise.

Saturn can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. It is quite close to the horizon, making it fainter because the light has to cover a larger distance when traveling through the Earth's atmosphere. Make sure to get an unobstructed view.

Sat, Apr 4 ↑4:51 am

Apr 3, 2020
Apr 4, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Inverness

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

Uranus is just 21 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars.

Fri, Apr 3 ↓10:07 pm

Apr 3, 2020
Apr 4, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Inverness

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

Neptune is just 25 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sat, Apr 4 ↑6:15 am

Apr 3, 2020
Apr 4, 2020

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Planets Visible in Inverness

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Apr 3, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:25 amSat 5:17 pmSat 11:50 amDifficult to see
VenusFri 7:14 amSat 1:17 amFri 4:14 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 5:05 amSat 12:29 pmSat 8:47 amSlightly difficult to see
JupiterSat 4:36 amSat 11:46 amSat 8:11 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 4:51 amSat 12:22 pmSat 8:36 amAverage visibility
UranusFri 7:12 amFri 10:07 pmFri 2:40 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSat 6:15 amSat 5:17 pmSat 11:46 amExtremely difficult to see