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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Harare, Zimbabwe

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Wed, Oct 23 at 5:58 pm - Thu, Oct 24 at 5:21 am

11 hours, 23 minutes

Visible night of Oct 23 – Oct 24, 2019

Mercury: Until Wed 7:44 pm

Venus: Until Wed 7:18 pm

Mars: From Thu 4:27 am

Jupiter: Until Wed 9:46 pm

Saturn: Until Wed 11:25 pm

Uranus: From Wed 6:13 pm

Neptune: Until Thu 3:08 am

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Beta The Interactive Night Sky Map simulates the sky above Harare 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 shows the phases of the Moon, and all solar and lunar eclipses. Need some help?

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Tonight's Sky in Harare, Oct 23 – Oct 24, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Harare

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, Oct 23 ↓7:44 pm

Oct 23, 2019
Oct 24, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Harare

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.

Wed, Oct 23 ↓7:18 pm

Oct 23, 2019
Oct 24, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Harare

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

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

Thu, Oct 24 ↑4:27 am

Oct 23, 2019
Oct 24, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Harare

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Oct 23 ↓9:46 pm

Oct 23, 2019
Oct 24, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Harare

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Oct 23 ↓11:25 pm

Oct 23, 2019
Oct 24, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Harare

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.

Wed, Oct 23 ↑6:13 pm

Oct 23, 2019
Oct 24, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Harare

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.

Thu, Oct 24 ↓3:08 am

Oct 23, 2019
Oct 24, 2019

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Planets Visible in Harare

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Oct 24, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:40 amWed 7:44 pmWed 1:12 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 6:27 amWed 7:18 pmWed 12:53 pmFairly good visibility
MarsThu 4:27 amThu 4:42 pmThu 10:35 amDifficult to see
JupiterWed 8:40 amWed 9:46 pmWed 3:13 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 10:21 amWed 11:25 pmWed 4:53 pmAverage visibility
UranusWed 6:13 pmThu 5:43 amWed 11:58 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 2:49 pmThu 3:08 amWed 8:59 pmDifficult to see