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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in 34°17'30.6"N, 111°39'39.4"W

Night Time

10 hours, 55 minutes

Mon, Apr 15 at 6:58 pm – Tue, Apr 16 at 5:53 am

Visible tonight, Apr 15 – Apr 16, 2024

Mercury: From Tue 5:29 am
Venus: From Tue 5:25 am
Mars: From Tue 4:20 am
Jupiter: Until Mon 8:53 pm
Saturn: From Tue 4:12 am
Uranus: Until Mon 8:58 pm
Neptune: From Tue 4:44 am
Location of 34°17'30.6"N, 111°39'39.4"WLocation

April 21: Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks at Perihelion (Closest Point to Sun)

At most latitudes, you might be able to catch the faint comet this week after sunset, as the sky becomes dark. Find 12P/Pons-Brooks in our Night Sky Map.

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Tonight's Sky in 34°17'30.6"N, 111°39'39.4"W, Apr 15 – Apr 16, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in 34°17'30.6"N, 111°39'39.4"W

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Tue, Apr 16 ↑5:29 am

Apr 15, 2024
Apr 16, 2024

Mercury

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Venus rise and set in 34°17'30.6"N, 111°39'39.4"W

Try before sunrise.

Venus rises shortly before sunrise, 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.

Tue, Apr 16 ↑5:25 am

Apr 15, 2024
Apr 16, 2024

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Mars rise and set in 34°17'30.6"N, 111°39'39.4"W

View before sunrise.

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

Tue, Apr 16 ↑4:20 am

Apr 15, 2024
Apr 16, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in 34°17'30.6"N, 111°39'39.4"W

View just after sunset.

Jupiter is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Mon, Apr 15 ↓8:53 pm

Apr 15, 2024
Apr 16, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in 34°17'30.6"N, 111°39'39.4"W

View before sunrise.

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

Tue, Apr 16 ↑4:12 am

Apr 15, 2024
Apr 16, 2024

Saturn

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Uranus rise and set in 34°17'30.6"N, 111°39'39.4"W

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset. Bring binoculars (but don't look at the Sun!).

Uranus is just 25 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars, but only use them when sun is down.

Mon, Apr 15 ↓8:58 pm

Apr 15, 2024
Apr 16, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in 34°17'30.6"N, 111°39'39.4"W

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset. Bring binoculars (but don't look at the Sun!).

Neptune is just 28 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars, but only use them when sun is down.

Tue, Apr 16 ↑4:44 am

Apr 15, 2024
Apr 16, 2024

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Planets Visible in 34°17'30.6"N, 111°39'39.4"W

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Apr 15, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:29 amTue 6:17 pmTue 11:53 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 5:25 amTue 5:55 pmTue 11:40 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 4:20 amTue 3:55 pmTue 10:07 amAverage visibility
JupiterMon 7:11 amMon 8:53 pmMon 2:02 pmAverage visibility
SaturnTue 4:12 amTue 3:35 pmTue 9:53 amAverage visibility
UranusMon 7:12 amMon 8:58 pmMon 2:05 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneTue 4:44 amTue 4:38 pmTue 10:41 amExtremely difficult to see