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Tue, Sep 25 at 6:52 pm - Wed, Sep 26 at 6:52 am

12 hours, 1 minute

Visible tonight, Sep 25 – Sep 26, 2018

Mercury: Until Tue 7:03 pm

Venus: Until Tue 7:12 pm

Mars: Until Wed 1:05 am

Jupiter: Until Tue 8:29 pm

Saturn: Until Tue 10:51 pm

Uranus: From Tue 7:37 pm

Neptune: Until Wed 5:13 am

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Tonight's Sky in London, Sep 25 – Sep 26, 2018 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in London

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 4 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Tue, Sep 25 ↓7:03 pm

Sep 25, 2018
Sep 26, 2018

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Venus rise and set in London

Try after sunset.

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

Tue, Sep 25 ↓7:12 pm

Sep 25, 2018
Sep 26, 2018

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Mars rise and set in London

View after sunset.

Mars can be seen for more than 6 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Wed, Sep 26 ↓1:05 am

Sep 25, 2018
Sep 26, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in London

View after sunset.

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

Tue, Sep 25 ↓8:29 pm

Sep 25, 2018
Sep 26, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in London

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 3 hours after sunset.

Tue, Sep 25 ↓10:51 pm

Sep 25, 2018
Sep 26, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in London

Most of the night until sunrise.

Uranus is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise.

Tue, Sep 25 ↑7:37 pm

Sep 25, 2018
Sep 26, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in London

Up most of the night.

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

Wed, Sep 26 ↓5:13 am

Sep 25, 2018
Sep 26, 2018

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Planets Visible in London

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Sep 25, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:08 amTue 7:03 pmTue 1:07 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 10:48 amTue 7:12 pmTue 3:00 pmAverage visiblity
MarsTue 5:18 pmWed 1:05 amTue 9:11 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 11:26 amTue 8:29 pmTue 3:58 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 2:58 pmTue 10:51 pmTue 6:54 pmFairly good visibility
UranusTue 7:37 pmWed 9:41 amWed 2:39 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 6:19 pmWed 5:13 amTue 11:46 pmSlightly difficult to see