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Wed, Apr 26 at 8:15 pm - Thu, Apr 27 at 5:39 am

9 hours, 24 minutes

Visible tonight, Apr 26 – Apr 27, 2017

Mercury: From Thu 5:21 am

Venus: From Thu 4:22 am

Mars: Until Wed 10:50 pm

Jupiter: Until Thu 5:19 am

Saturn: From Thu 12:26 am

Uranus: From Thu 5:22 am

Neptune: From Thu 4:13 am

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Tonight's Sky in London, Apr 26 – Apr 27, 2017 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in London

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 10 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Thu, Apr 27 ↑5:21 am

Apr 26, 2017
Apr 27, 2017

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Venus rise and set in London

View before sunrise.

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

Thu, Apr 27 ↑4:22 am

Apr 26, 2017
Apr 27, 2017

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Mars rise and set in London

View just before sunrise.

Mars is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Wed, Apr 26 ↓10:50 pm

Apr 26, 2017
Apr 27, 2017

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Jupiter rise and set in London

After sunset and most of the night.

Jupiter is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset.

Thu, Apr 27 ↓5:19 am

Apr 26, 2017
Apr 27, 2017

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Saturn rise and set in London

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 5 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Thu, Apr 27 ↑12:26 am

Apr 26, 2017
Apr 27, 2017

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Uranus rise and set in London

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 11 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Thu, Apr 27 ↑5:22 am

Apr 26, 2017
Apr 27, 2017

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Neptune rise and set in London

View before sunrise.

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

Thu, Apr 27 ↑4:13 am

Apr 26, 2017
Apr 27, 2017

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Planets Visible in London

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Apr 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:21 amThu 7:04 pmThu 12:14 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 4:22 amThu 4:44 pmThu 10:33 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 6:44 amWed 10:50 pmWed 2:47 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterWed 6:02 pmThu 5:19 amWed 11:41 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 12:26 amThu 8:29 amThu 4:28 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 5:22 amThu 7:02 pmThu 12:12 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 4:13 amThu 3:05 pmThu 9:39 amVery difficult to see