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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in 42°20'10.2"N, 140°58'08.1"E

Night Time

9 hours, 14 minutes

Mon, May 20 at 6:55 pm – Tue, May 21 at 4:09 am

Visible night of May 20 – May 21, 2024

Mercury: From Tue 3:17 am
Venus: From Tue 4:01 am
Mars: From Tue 2:18 am
Saturn: From Tue 1:20 am
Uranus: From Tue 3:51 am
Neptune: From Tue 1:42 am
Location of 42°20'10.2"N, 140°58'08.1"ELocation

Mars Watch

Mars is getting higher and higher in the pre-dawn sky—although it is still not visible for observers at northerly latitudes. The Red Planet will become much brighter later this year, as it heads toward opposition on January 16, 2025.

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Tonight's Sky in 42°20'10.2"N, 140°58'08.1"E, May 20 – May 21, 2024 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in 42°20'10.2"N, 140°58'08.1"E

Try before sunrise.

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

Tue, May 21 ↑3:17 am

May 20, 2024
May 21, 2024

Mercury

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Venus rise and set in 42°20'10.2"N, 140°58'08.1"E

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset.

Venus is just 4 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Tue, May 21 ↑4:01 am

May 20, 2024
May 21, 2024

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Mars rise and set in 42°20'10.2"N, 140°58'08.1"E

View before sunrise.

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

Tue, May 21 ↑2:18 am

May 20, 2024
May 21, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in 42°20'10.2"N, 140°58'08.1"E

View before sunrise.

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

Tue, May 21 ↑1:20 am

May 20, 2024
May 21, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in 42°20'10.2"N, 140°58'08.1"E

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 6 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Tue, May 21 ↑3:51 am

May 20, 2024
May 21, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in 42°20'10.2"N, 140°58'08.1"E

View before sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Very faint, use binoculars.

Tue, May 21 ↑1:42 am

May 20, 2024
May 21, 2024

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Planets Visible in 42°20'10.2"N, 140°58'08.1"E

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, May 21, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 3:17 amTue 4:48 pmTue 10:02 amDifficult to see
VenusTue 4:01 amTue 6:33 pmTue 11:17 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 2:18 amTue 3:00 pmTue 8:38 amAverage visibility
JupiterTue 4:09 amTue 6:42 pmTue 11:26 amVery close to Sun, not visible
SaturnTue 1:20 amTue 12:38 pmTue 6:59 amAverage visibility
UranusTue 3:51 amTue 6:17 pmTue 11:04 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneTue 1:42 amTue 1:36 pmTue 7:39 amVery difficult to see