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Night Time

Wed, Apr 25 at 7:49 pm - Thu, Apr 26 at 6:10 am

10 hours, 21 minutes

Visible night of Apr 25 – Apr 26, 2018

Mercury: From Thu 5:15 am

Venus: Until Wed 10:00 pm

Mars: From Thu 1:34 am

Jupiter: From Wed 8:50 pm

Saturn: From Thu 12:39 am

Uranus: From Thu 5:54 am

Neptune: From Thu 4:12 am

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Currently showing previous night. For planet visibility in the coming night, please check again after 12 noon.

Tonight's Sky in Dover, Apr 25 – Apr 26, 2018 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Dover

Try before sunrise.

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

Thu, Apr 26 ↑5:15 am

Apr 25, 2018
Apr 26, 2018

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Venus rise and set in Dover

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.

Wed, Apr 25 ↓10:00 pm

Apr 25, 2018
Apr 26, 2018

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Mars rise and set in Dover

View in the early morning.

Mars can be seen for more than 4 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Thu, Apr 26 ↑1:34 am

Apr 25, 2018
Apr 26, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in Dover

Up most of the night.

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

Wed, Apr 25 ↑8:50 pm

Apr 25, 2018
Apr 26, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in Dover

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 5 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Thu, Apr 26 ↑12:39 am

Apr 25, 2018
Apr 26, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in Dover

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 7 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Thu, Apr 26 ↑5:54 am

Apr 25, 2018
Apr 26, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in Dover

View before sunrise.

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

Thu, Apr 26 ↑4:12 am

Apr 25, 2018
Apr 26, 2018

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Planets Visible in Dover

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Apr 26, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:15 amThu 5:31 pmThu 11:23 amDifficult to see
VenusWed 7:27 amWed 10:00 pmWed 2:43 pmFairly good visibility
MarsThu 1:34 amThu 11:00 amThu 6:17 amPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 8:50 pmThu 7:03 amThu 1:56 amPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 12:39 amThu 10:08 amThu 5:24 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 5:54 amThu 7:09 pmThu 12:31 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 4:12 amThu 3:33 pmThu 9:52 amVery difficult to see