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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Austin, Texas, USA

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Wed, Nov 14 at 5:34 pm - Thu, Nov 15 at 6:56 am

13 hours, 22 minutes

Visible night of Nov 14 – Nov 15, 2018

Mercury: Until Wed 6:41 pm

Venus: From Thu 4:48 am

Mars: Until Thu 12:34 am

Jupiter: Until Wed 6:07 pm

Saturn: Until Wed 8:27 pm

Uranus: Until Thu 5:12 am

Neptune: Until Thu 1:40 am

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Beta The Interactive Night Sky Map simulates the sky above Austin on a date of your choice. Use it to locate a planet, the Moon, or the Sun and track their movements across the sky. The map also reflects Moon phases and shows all solar and lunar eclipses. Need some help?

Tonight's Sky in Austin, Nov 14 – Nov 15, 2018 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Austin

View just after sunset.

Mercury is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Wed, Nov 14 ↓6:41 pm

Nov 14, 2018
Nov 15, 2018

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Venus rise and set in Austin

View just before sunrise.

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

Thu, Nov 15 ↑4:48 am

Nov 14, 2018
Nov 15, 2018

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Mars rise and set in Austin

View after sunset.

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

Thu, Nov 15 ↓12:34 am

Nov 14, 2018
Nov 15, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in Austin

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Jupiter is just 9 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Wed, Nov 14 ↓6:07 pm

Nov 14, 2018
Nov 15, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in Austin

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Nov 14 ↓8:27 pm

Nov 14, 2018
Nov 15, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in Austin

After sunset and most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. You may need binoculars.

Thu, Nov 15 ↓5:12 am

Nov 14, 2018
Nov 15, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in Austin

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 8 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Thu, Nov 15 ↓1:40 am

Nov 14, 2018
Nov 15, 2018

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Planets Visible in Austin

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Nov 15, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 8:41 amWed 6:41 pmWed 1:41 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 4:48 amThu 3:58 pmThu 10:23 amFairly good visibility
MarsWed 1:32 pmThu 12:34 amWed 7:03 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 7:39 amWed 6:07 pmWed 12:53 pmSlightly difficult to see
SaturnWed 10:16 amWed 8:27 pmWed 3:22 pmAverage visibility
UranusWed 4:18 pmThu 5:12 amWed 10:45 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 2:11 pmThu 1:40 amWed 7:56 pmDifficult to see