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Sat, May 27 at 9:02 pm - Sun, May 28 at 4:52 am

7 hours, 50 minutes

Visible tonight, May 27 – May 28, 2017

Mercury: From Sun 4:13 am

Venus: From Sun 3:21 am

Mars: Until Sat 10:37 pm

Jupiter: Until Sun 3:12 am

Saturn: From Sat 10:17 pm

Uranus: From Sun 3:23 am

Neptune: From Sun 2:12 am

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Tonight's Sky in London, May 27 – May 28, 2017 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in London

Try before sunrise.

Mercury rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Sun, May 28 ↑4:13 am

May 27, 2017
May 28, 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.

Sun, May 28 ↑3:21 am

May 27, 2017
May 28, 2017

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Mars rise and set in London

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mars is just 18 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sat, May 27 ↓10:37 pm

May 27, 2017
May 28, 2017

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Jupiter rise and set in London

View after sunset.

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

Sun, May 28 ↓3:12 am

May 27, 2017
May 28, 2017

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Saturn rise and set in London

Up most of the night.

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

Sat, May 27 ↑10:17 pm

May 27, 2017
May 28, 2017

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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.

Sun, May 28 ↑3:23 am

May 27, 2017
May 28, 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.

Sun, May 28 ↑2:12 am

May 27, 2017
May 28, 2017

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Planets Visible in London

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, May 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 4:13 amSun 6:42 pmSun 11:26 amDifficult to see
VenusSun 3:21 amSun 4:36 pmSun 9:58 amGreat visibility
MarsSat 5:53 amSat 10:37 pmSat 2:15 pmDifficult to see
JupiterSat 3:47 pmSun 3:12 amSat 9:29 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 10:17 pmSun 6:21 amSun 2:19 amPerfect visibility
UranusSun 3:23 amSun 5:09 pmSun 10:16 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 2:12 amSun 1:06 pmSun 7:39 amVery difficult to see