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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

Night Time

14 hours, 57 minutes

Sun, Feb 5 at 4:51 pm – Mon, Feb 6 at 7:48 am

Visible night of Feb 5 – Feb 6, 2023

Mercury: From Mon 6:54 am
Venus: Until Sun 7:15 pm
Mars: Until Mon 4:31 am
Jupiter: Until Sun 9:44 pm
Saturn: Until Sun 5:42 pm
Uranus: Until Mon 1:34 am
Neptune: Until Sun 8:26 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Newcastle upon Tyne, Feb 5 – Feb 6, 2023 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Newcastle upon Tyne

Try before sunrise.

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

Mon, Feb 6 ↑6:54 am

Feb 5, 2023
Feb 6, 2023

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Venus rise and set in Newcastle upon Tyne

View just after sunset.

Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, Feb 5 ↓7:15 pm

Feb 5, 2023
Feb 6, 2023

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Mars rise and set in Newcastle upon Tyne

View after sunset.

Mars can be seen for more than 11 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Mon, Feb 6 ↓4:31 am

Feb 5, 2023
Feb 6, 2023

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Jupiter rise and set in Newcastle upon Tyne

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Feb 5 ↓9:44 pm

Feb 5, 2023
Feb 6, 2023

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Saturn rise and set in Newcastle upon Tyne

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset.

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

Sun, Feb 5 ↓5:42 pm

Feb 5, 2023
Feb 6, 2023

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Uranus rise and set in Newcastle upon Tyne

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. You may need binoculars.

Mon, Feb 6 ↓1:34 am

Feb 5, 2023
Feb 6, 2023

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Neptune rise and set in Newcastle upon Tyne

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Feb 5 ↓8:26 pm

Feb 5, 2023
Feb 6, 2023

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Planets Visible in Newcastle upon Tyne

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Feb 6, 2023
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 6:54 amMon 2:30 pmMon 10:42 amDifficult to see
VenusSun 8:45 amSun 7:15 pmSun 1:59 pmFairly good visibility
MarsSun 10:51 amMon 4:31 amSun 7:41 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 9:19 amSun 9:44 pmSun 3:31 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 8:20 amSun 5:42 pmSun 1:00 pmVery difficult to see
UranusSun 10:14 amMon 1:34 amSun 5:54 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 9:00 amSun 8:26 pmSun 2:43 pmVery difficult to see