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Wed, Jul 18 at 9:08 pm - Thu, Jul 19 at 5:05 am

7 hours, 58 minutes

Visible tonight, Jul 18 – Jul 19, 2018

Mercury: Until Wed 9:55 pm

Venus: Until Wed 10:49 pm

Mars: From Wed 10:11 pm

Jupiter: Until Thu 12:44 am

Saturn: Until Thu 3:30 am

Uranus: From Thu 12:10 am

Neptune: From Wed 10:53 pm

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Tonight's Sky in London, Jul 18 – Jul 19, 2018 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in London

Try after sunset.

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

Wed, Jul 18 ↓9:55 pm

Jul 18, 2018
Jul 19, 2018

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Venus rise and set in London

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Jul 18 ↓10:49 pm

Jul 18, 2018
Jul 19, 2018

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Mars rise and set in London

Up most of the night.

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

Wed, Jul 18 ↑10:11 pm

Jul 18, 2018
Jul 19, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in London

View after sunset.

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

Thu, Jul 19 ↓12:44 am

Jul 18, 2018
Jul 19, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in London

After sunset and most of the night.

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

Thu, Jul 19 ↓3:30 am

Jul 18, 2018
Jul 19, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in London

View before sunrise.

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

Thu, Jul 19 ↑12:10 am

Jul 18, 2018
Jul 19, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in London

View in the early morning.

Neptune can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Wed, Jul 18 ↑10:53 pm

Jul 18, 2018
Jul 19, 2018

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Planets Visible in London

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jul 18, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:36 amWed 9:55 pmWed 2:47 pmDifficult to see
VenusWed 9:10 amWed 10:49 pmWed 4:00 pmGood visibility
MarsWed 10:11 pmThu 5:37 amThu 1:54 amPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 3:14 pmThu 12:44 amWed 7:59 pmGreat visibility
SaturnWed 7:34 pmThu 3:30 amWed 11:32 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 12:10 amThu 2:17 pmThu 7:14 amDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 10:53 pmThu 9:54 amThu 4:23 amDifficult to see