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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in 40°08'N, 26°23'E

Night Time

14 hours, 32 minutes

Mon, Dec 4 at 5:48 pm – Tue, Dec 5 at 8:20 am

Visible tonight, Dec 4 – Dec 5, 2023

Mercury: Until Mon 7:04 pm
Venus: From Tue 4:45 am
Mars: From Tue 7:58 am
Jupiter: Until Tue 5:25 am
Saturn: Until Mon 11:56 pm
Uranus: Until Tue 6:35 am
Neptune: Until Tue 1:55 am
Location of 40°08'N, 26°23'ELocation

Third Quarter Moon 50.137% Illuminated on Dec 5

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Tonight's Sky in 40°08'N, 26°23'E, Dec 4 – Dec 5, 2023 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in 40°08'N, 26°23'E

View just after sunset.

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

Mon, Dec 4 ↓7:04 pm

Dec 4, 2023
Dec 5, 2023

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Venus rise and set in 40°08'N, 26°23'E

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, Dec 5 ↑4:45 am

Dec 4, 2023
Dec 5, 2023

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Mars rise and set in 40°08'N, 26°23'E

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mars is just 5 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Tue, Dec 5 ↑7:58 am

Dec 4, 2023
Dec 5, 2023

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Jupiter rise and set in 40°08'N, 26°23'E

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.

Tue, Dec 5 ↓5:25 am

Dec 4, 2023
Dec 5, 2023

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Saturn rise and set in 40°08'N, 26°23'E

View after sunset.

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

Mon, Dec 4 ↓11:56 pm

Dec 4, 2023
Dec 5, 2023

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Uranus rise and set in 40°08'N, 26°23'E

After sunset and most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. You may need binoculars.

Tue, Dec 5 ↓6:35 am

Dec 4, 2023
Dec 5, 2023

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Neptune rise and set in 40°08'N, 26°23'E

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 8 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Tue, Dec 5 ↓1:55 am

Dec 4, 2023
Dec 5, 2023

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Planets Visible in 40°08'N, 26°23'E

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Dec 4, 2023
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 10:08 amMon 7:04 pmMon 2:36 pmAverage visibility
VenusTue 4:45 amTue 3:46 pmTue 10:16 amGood visibility
MarsTue 7:58 amTue 5:26 pmTue 12:42 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterMon 3:55 pmTue 5:25 amMon 10:40 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 1:18 pmMon 11:56 pmMon 6:37 pmAverage visibility
UranusMon 4:28 pmTue 6:35 amMon 11:32 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneMon 2:13 pmTue 1:55 amMon 8:04 pmDifficult to see