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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in 36°05'40"N, 79°59'27"W

Night Time

Sun, Aug 9 at 8:16 pm - Mon, Aug 10 at 6:34 am

10 hours, 18 minutes

Visible tonight, Aug 9 – Aug 10, 2020

Mercury: From Mon 5:54 am

Venus: From Mon 3:09 am

Mars: From Sun 11:13 pm

Jupiter: Until Mon 4:19 am

Saturn: Until Mon 4:58 am

Uranus: From Sun 11:50 pm

Neptune: From Sun 9:41 pm

Location of 36°05'40"N, 79°59'27"WLocation
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Tonight's Sky in 36°05'40"N, 79°59'27"W, Aug 9 – Aug 10, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in 36°05'40"N, 79°59'27"W

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

Mercury is just 9 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Mon, Aug 10 ↑5:54 am

Aug 9, 2020
Aug 10, 2020

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Venus rise and set in 36°05'40"N, 79°59'27"W

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.

Mon, Aug 10 ↑3:09 am

Aug 9, 2020
Aug 10, 2020

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Mars rise and set in 36°05'40"N, 79°59'27"W

View in the early morning.

Mars can be seen for more than 7 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sun, Aug 9 ↑11:13 pm

Aug 9, 2020
Aug 10, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in 36°05'40"N, 79°59'27"W

After sunset and most of the night.

Jupiter is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset.

Mon, Aug 10 ↓4:19 am

Aug 9, 2020
Aug 10, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in 36°05'40"N, 79°59'27"W

After sunset and most of the night.

Saturn is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset.

Mon, Aug 10 ↓4:58 am

Aug 9, 2020
Aug 10, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in 36°05'40"N, 79°59'27"W

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Sun, Aug 9 ↑11:50 pm

Aug 9, 2020
Aug 10, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in 36°05'40"N, 79°59'27"W

Most of the night until sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Aug 9 ↑9:41 pm

Aug 9, 2020
Aug 10, 2020

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Planets Visible in 36°05'40"N, 79°59'27"W

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Aug 9, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:54 amMon 7:58 pmMon 12:57 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 3:09 amMon 5:18 pmMon 10:13 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 11:13 pmMon 11:46 amMon 5:30 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 6:34 pmMon 4:19 amSun 11:26 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 7:03 pmMon 4:58 amMon 12:00 midnightPerfect visibility
UranusSun 11:50 pmMon 1:21 pmMon 6:36 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 9:41 pmMon 9:17 amMon 3:29 amDifficult to see