Uranus and Neptune in 2008
This article gives directions for finding Uranus and Neptune in 2008. If you've never seen these planets before, you might want to read our general instructions first.
Neptune reaches opposition to the Sun on August 15th, and Uranus on November 2nd. These are the dates when the planets rise around sunset and set around sunrise, and reach their highest in the sky in the middle of the night. Neptune is reasonably well placed in the evening sky from August through the end of October, and Uranus from September to early December.
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