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Mon, Dec 18 at 3:52 pm - Tue, Dec 19 at 8:02 am

16 hours, 10 minutes

Visible tonight, Dec 18 – Dec 19, 2017

Mercury: From Tue 6:43 am

Venus: From Tue 7:41 am

Mars: From Tue 3:27 am

Jupiter: From Tue 4:14 am

Saturn: Until Mon 4:08 pm

Uranus: Until Tue 2:30 am

Neptune: Until Mon 10:26 pm

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Tonight's Sky in London, Dec 18 – Dec 19, 2017 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in London

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

Mercury is just 12 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Tue, Dec 19 ↑6:43 am

Dec 18, 2017
Dec 19, 2017

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Venus rise and set in London

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

Venus is just 5 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Tue, Dec 19 ↑7:41 am

Dec 18, 2017
Dec 19, 2017

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Mars rise and set in London

View before sunrise.

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

Tue, Dec 19 ↑3:27 am

Dec 18, 2017
Dec 19, 2017

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Jupiter rise and set in London

View before sunrise.

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

Tue, Dec 19 ↑4:14 am

Dec 18, 2017
Dec 19, 2017

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Saturn rise and set in London

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, Dec 18 ↓4:08 pm

Dec 18, 2017
Dec 19, 2017

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Uranus rise and set in London

View after sunset.

Uranus can be seen for more than 10 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Tue, Dec 19 ↓2:30 am

Dec 18, 2017
Dec 19, 2017

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Neptune rise and set in London

View after sunset.

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

Mon, Dec 18 ↓10:26 pm

Dec 18, 2017
Dec 19, 2017

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Planets Visible in London

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Dec 18, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:43 amTue 3:17 pmTue 11:00 amVery difficult to see
VenusTue 7:41 amTue 3:30 pmTue 11:35 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 3:27 amTue 1:22 pmTue 8:25 amAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 4:14 amTue 1:41 pmTue 8:58 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 8:12 amMon 4:08 pmMon 12:10 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusMon 12:53 pmTue 2:30 amMon 7:42 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 11:42 amMon 10:26 pmMon 5:04 pmVery difficult to see