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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Melbourne, Florida, USA

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Sun, Oct 20 at 6:48 pm - Mon, Oct 21 at 7:26 am

12 hours, 38 minutes

Visible tonight, Oct 20 – Oct 21, 2019

Mercury: Until Sun 7:55 pm

Venus: Until Sun 7:44 pm

Mars: From Mon 6:11 am

Jupiter: Until Sun 9:58 pm

Saturn: Until Sun 11:41 pm

Uranus: From Sun 7:07 pm

Neptune: Until Mon 4:24 am

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Tonight's Sky in Melbourne, Oct 20 – Oct 21, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Melbourne

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.

Sun, Oct 20 ↓7:55 pm

Oct 20, 2019
Oct 21, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Melbourne

Try after sunset.

Venus sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, Oct 20 ↓7:44 pm

Oct 20, 2019
Oct 21, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Melbourne

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunrise and sunset only.

Mars is just 16 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Mon, Oct 21 ↑6:11 am

Oct 20, 2019
Oct 21, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Melbourne

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Oct 20 ↓9:58 pm

Oct 20, 2019
Oct 21, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Melbourne

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Oct 20 ↓11:41 pm

Oct 20, 2019
Oct 21, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Melbourne

Up most of the night. Bring binoculars.

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

Sun, Oct 20 ↑7:07 pm

Oct 20, 2019
Oct 21, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Melbourne

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 9 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Mon, Oct 21 ↓4:24 am

Oct 20, 2019
Oct 21, 2019

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Planets Visible in Melbourne

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Oct 20, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 9:24 amSun 7:55 pmSun 2:39 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 8:49 amSun 7:44 pmSun 2:17 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 6:11 amMon 6:00 pmMon 12:06 pmDifficult to see
JupiterSun 11:38 amSun 9:58 pmSun 4:48 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 1:19 pmSun 11:41 pmSun 6:30 pmAverage visibility
UranusSun 7:07 pmMon 8:05 amMon 1:36 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 4:48 pmMon 4:24 amSun 10:36 pmDifficult to see