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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in 38°55'14.9"N, 121°38'21.0"E

Night Time

12 hours, 43 minutes

Wed, Feb 28 at 5:44 pm – Thu, Feb 29 at 6:27 am

Visible night of Feb 28 – Feb 29, 2024

Venus: From Thu 5:25 am
Mars: From Thu 5:18 am
Jupiter: Until Wed 10:48 pm
Uranus: Until Wed 11:31 pm
Neptune: Until Wed 7:07 pm
Location of 38°55'14.9"N, 121°38'21.0"ELocation

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Tonight's Sky in 38°55'14.9"N, 121°38'21.0"E, Feb 28 – Feb 29, 2024 (5 planets visible)

Venus rise and set in 38°55'14.9"N, 121°38'21.0"E

View just before sunrise.

Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Thu, Feb 29 ↑5:25 am

Feb 28, 2024
Feb 29, 2024

Venus

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Mars rise and set in 38°55'14.9"N, 121°38'21.0"E

View just before sunrise.

Mars is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Thu, Feb 29 ↑5:18 am

Feb 28, 2024
Feb 29, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in 38°55'14.9"N, 121°38'21.0"E

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Feb 28 ↓10:48 pm

Feb 28, 2024
Feb 29, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in 38°55'14.9"N, 121°38'21.0"E

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.

Wed, Feb 28 ↓11:31 pm

Feb 28, 2024
Feb 29, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in 38°55'14.9"N, 121°38'21.0"E

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Wed, Feb 28 ↓7:07 pm

Feb 28, 2024
Feb 29, 2024

Neptune

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Planets Visible in 38°55'14.9"N, 121°38'21.0"E

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Feb 29, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:38 amThu 5:45 pmThu 12:11 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusThu 5:25 amThu 3:38 pmThu 10:32 amFairly good visibility
MarsThu 5:18 amThu 3:21 pmThu 10:19 amSlightly difficult to see
JupiterWed 9:08 amWed 10:48 pmWed 3:58 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 6:36 amThu 5:38 pmThu 12:07 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
UranusWed 9:30 amWed 11:31 pmWed 4:31 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 7:18 amWed 7:07 pmWed 1:13 pmExtremely difficult to see