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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Washington DC, USA

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Mon, Jan 21 at 5:16 pm - Tue, Jan 22 at 7:21 am

14 hours, 5 minutes

Visible night of Jan 21 – Jan 22, 2019

Mercury: From Tue 7:15 am

Venus: From Tue 4:06 am

Mars: Until Mon 11:16 pm

Jupiter: From Tue 4:15 am

Saturn: From Tue 6:15 am

Uranus: Until Tue 12:27 am

Neptune: Until Mon 8:48 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Washington DC, Jan 21 – Jan 22, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Washington DC

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 6 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Tue, Jan 22 ↑7:15 am

Jan 21, 2019
Jan 22, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Washington DC

View before sunrise.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Tue, Jan 22 ↑4:06 am

Jan 21, 2019
Jan 22, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Washington DC

View after sunset.

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

Mon, Jan 21 ↓11:16 pm

Jan 21, 2019
Jan 22, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Washington DC

View before sunrise.

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

Tue, Jan 22 ↑4:15 am

Jan 21, 2019
Jan 22, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Washington DC

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

Saturn is just 18 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Tue, Jan 22 ↑6:15 am

Jan 21, 2019
Jan 22, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Washington DC

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. You may need binoculars.

Tue, Jan 22 ↓12:27 am

Jan 21, 2019
Jan 22, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Washington DC

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Very faint, use binoculars.

Mon, Jan 21 ↓8:48 pm

Jan 21, 2019
Jan 22, 2019

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Planets Visible in Washington DC

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Jan 22, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:15 amTue 4:46 pmTue 12:00 noonVery difficult to see
VenusTue 4:06 amTue 1:58 pmTue 9:02 amGreat visibility
MarsMon 10:35 amMon 11:16 pmMon 4:55 pmAverage visibility
JupiterTue 4:15 amTue 1:47 pmTue 9:01 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 6:15 amTue 3:47 pmTue 11:01 amDifficult to see
UranusMon 11:15 amTue 12:27 amMon 5:51 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 9:29 amMon 8:48 pmMon 3:09 pmVery difficult to see