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Tue, Oct 16 at 6:11 pm - Wed, Oct 17 at 7:34 am

13 hours, 23 minutes

Visible night of Oct 16 – Oct 17, 2018

Mercury: Until Tue 6:34 pm

Venus: Average visiblity

Mars: Until Wed 12:48 am

Jupiter: Until Tue 7:23 pm

Saturn: Until Tue 9:39 pm

Uranus: From Tue 6:20 pm

Neptune: Until Wed 3:55 am

Location of SwindonLocation

Tonight's Sky in Swindon, Oct 16 – Oct 17, 2018 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Swindon

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mercury is just 17 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Tue, Oct 16 ↓6:34 pm

Oct 16, 2018
Oct 17, 2018

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Venus rise and set in Swindon

Try at night.

Can only be seen shortly, if at all, it is very close to the horizon.

Oct 16, 2018
Oct 17, 2018

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Mars rise and set in Swindon

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Oct 17 ↓12:48 am

Oct 16, 2018
Oct 17, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in Swindon

View after sunset.

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

Tue, Oct 16 ↓7:23 pm

Oct 16, 2018
Oct 17, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in Swindon

View after sunset.

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

Tue, Oct 16 ↓9:39 pm

Oct 16, 2018
Oct 17, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in Swindon

Up most of the night.

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

Tue, Oct 16 ↑6:20 pm

Oct 16, 2018
Oct 17, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in Swindon

After sunset and most of the night.

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

Wed, Oct 17 ↓3:55 am

Oct 16, 2018
Oct 17, 2018

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Planets Visible in Swindon

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Oct 17, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 9:14 amTue 6:34 pmTue 1:55 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 9:29 amWed 5:43 pmWed 1:36 pmAverage visiblity
MarsTue 4:15 pmWed 12:48 amTue 8:31 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 10:33 amTue 7:23 pmTue 2:58 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 1:46 pmTue 9:39 pmTue 5:43 pmAverage visiblity
UranusTue 6:20 pmWed 8:21 amWed 1:20 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 5:02 pmWed 3:55 amTue 10:28 pmDifficult to see