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

Night Time

8 hours, 46 minutes

Tue, Aug 9 at 8:54 pm – Wed, Aug 10 at 5:39 am

Visible night of Aug 9 – Aug 10, 2022

Mercury: Until Tue 9:33 pm
Venus: From Wed 3:45 am
Mars: From Tue 11:39 pm
Jupiter: From Tue 10:16 pm
Saturn: From Tue 9:02 pm
Uranus: From Tue 11:18 pm
Neptune: From Tue 9:54 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Lancaster, Aug 9 – Aug 10, 2022 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Lancaster

Try after sunset.

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

Tue, Aug 9 ↓9:33 pm

Aug 9, 2022
Aug 10, 2022

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Venus rise and set in Lancaster

View just before sunrise.

Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Wed, Aug 10 ↑3:45 am

Aug 9, 2022
Aug 10, 2022

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Mars rise and set in Lancaster

View before sunrise.

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

Tue, Aug 9 ↑11:39 pm

Aug 9, 2022
Aug 10, 2022

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Jupiter rise and set in Lancaster

View in the early morning.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 7 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Tue, Aug 9 ↑10:16 pm

Aug 9, 2022
Aug 10, 2022

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Saturn rise and set in Lancaster

Up most of the night.

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

Tue, Aug 9 ↑9:02 pm

Aug 9, 2022
Aug 10, 2022

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Uranus rise and set in Lancaster

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Tue, Aug 9 ↑11:18 pm

Aug 9, 2022
Aug 10, 2022

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Neptune rise and set in Lancaster

Most of the night until sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Tue, Aug 9 ↑9:54 pm

Aug 9, 2022
Aug 10, 2022

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Planets Visible in Lancaster

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Aug 10, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:45 amTue 9:33 pmTue 2:40 pmDifficult to see
VenusWed 3:45 amWed 8:09 pmWed 11:57 amFairly good visibility
MarsTue 11:39 pmWed 3:09 pmWed 7:24 amAverage visibility
JupiterTue 10:16 pmWed 10:44 amWed 4:30 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 9:02 pmWed 6:12 amWed 1:37 amPerfect visibility
UranusTue 11:18 pmWed 2:45 pmWed 7:02 amAverage visibility
NeptuneTue 9:54 pmWed 9:26 amWed 3:40 amDifficult to see