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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in 42°15'52.0"N, 89°05'50.2"W

Night Time

12 hours, 48 minutes

Sat, Feb 27 at 5:44 pm - Sun, Feb 28 at 6:32 am

Visible night of Feb 27 – Feb 28, 2021

Mercury: From Sun 5:24 am
Venus: From Sun 6:25 am
Mars: Until Sun 12:29 am
Jupiter: From Sun 5:37 am
Saturn: From Sun 5:14 am
Uranus: Until Sat 10:39 pm
Neptune: Until Sat 6:35 pm
Location of 42°15'52.0"N, 89°05'50.2"WLocation
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Beta The Interactive Night Sky Map simulates the sky above 42°15'52.0"N, 89°05'50.2"W on a date of your choice. Use it to locate a planet, the Moon, or the Sun and track their movements across the sky. The map also shows the phases of the Moon, and all solar and lunar eclipses. Need some help?

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Tonight's Sky in 42°15'52.0"N, 89°05'50.2"W, Feb 27 – Feb 28, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in 42°15'52.0"N, 89°05'50.2"W

View just before sunrise.

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

Sun, Feb 28 ↑5:24 am

Feb 27, 2021
Feb 28, 2021

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Venus rise and set in 42°15'52.0"N, 89°05'50.2"W

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

Venus is just 7 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, Feb 28 ↑6:25 am

Feb 27, 2021
Feb 28, 2021

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Mars rise and set in 42°15'52.0"N, 89°05'50.2"W

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Feb 28 ↓12:29 am

Feb 27, 2021
Feb 28, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in 42°15'52.0"N, 89°05'50.2"W

Try before sunrise.

Jupiter rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Sun, Feb 28 ↑5:37 am

Feb 27, 2021
Feb 28, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in 42°15'52.0"N, 89°05'50.2"W

View before sunrise.

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

Sun, Feb 28 ↑5:14 am

Feb 27, 2021
Feb 28, 2021

Saturn

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Uranus rise and set in 42°15'52.0"N, 89°05'50.2"W

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.

Sat, Feb 27 ↓10:39 pm

Feb 27, 2021
Feb 28, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in 42°15'52.0"N, 89°05'50.2"W

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Neptune is just 11 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sat, Feb 27 ↓6:35 pm

Feb 27, 2021
Feb 28, 2021

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Planets Visible in 42°15'52.0"N, 89°05'50.2"W

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Feb 28, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:24 amSun 3:28 pmSun 10:26 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 6:25 amSun 5:08 pmSun 11:46 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 9:39 amSun 12:29 amSat 5:04 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSun 5:37 amSun 3:38 pmSun 10:38 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSun 5:14 amSun 2:57 pmSun 10:05 amAverage visibility
UranusSat 8:52 amSat 10:39 pmSat 3:45 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 7:06 amSat 6:35 pmSat 12:50 pmExtremely difficult to see