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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Washington County, Illinois, USA

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Tue, Jan 22 at 5:08 pm - Wed, Jan 23 at 7:09 am

14 hours, 1 minute

Visible night of Jan 22 – Jan 23, 2019

Mercury: From Wed 7:05 am

Venus: From Wed 3:55 am

Mars: Until Tue 11:05 pm

Jupiter: From Wed 3:59 am

Saturn: From Wed 6:00 am

Uranus: Until Wed 12:12 am

Neptune: Until Tue 8:34 pm

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Beta The Interactive Night Sky Map simulates the sky above Washington County 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 Washington County, Jan 22 – Jan 23, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Washington County

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Wed, Jan 23 ↑7:05 am

Jan 22, 2019
Jan 23, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Washington County

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.

Wed, Jan 23 ↑3:55 am

Jan 22, 2019
Jan 23, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Washington County

View after sunset.

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

Tue, Jan 22 ↓11:05 pm

Jan 22, 2019
Jan 23, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Washington County

View before sunrise.

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

Wed, Jan 23 ↑3:59 am

Jan 22, 2019
Jan 23, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Washington County

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

Saturn is just 19 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Wed, Jan 23 ↑6:00 am

Jan 22, 2019
Jan 23, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Washington County

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, Jan 23 ↓12:12 am

Jan 22, 2019
Jan 23, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Washington County

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Very faint, use binoculars.

Tue, Jan 22 ↓8:34 pm

Jan 22, 2019
Jan 23, 2019

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Planets Visible in Washington County

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jan 23, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:05 amWed 4:42 pmWed 11:53 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 3:55 amWed 1:49 pmWed 8:52 amGreat visibility
MarsTue 10:22 amTue 11:05 pmTue 4:43 pmAverage visibility
JupiterWed 3:59 amWed 1:35 pmWed 8:47 amFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 6:00 amWed 3:34 pmWed 10:47 amDifficult to see
UranusTue 11:01 amWed 12:12 amTue 5:37 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 9:14 amTue 8:34 pmTue 2:54 pmVery difficult to see