Fri, Sep 18 at 7:34 pm - Sat, Sep 19 at 7:17 am
11 hours, 42 minutes
Visible night of Sep 18 – Sep 19, 2020
|Mercury:||Until Fri 8:21 pm|
|Venus:||From Sat 3:45 am|
|Mars:||From Fri 9:00 pm|
|Jupiter:||Until Sat 1:34 am|
|Saturn:||Until Sat 2:14 am|
|Uranus:||From Fri 9:17 pm|
|Neptune:||Until Sat 6:44 am|
Currently showing previous night. For planet visibility in the coming night, please check again after 12 noon.
Tonight's Sky in Columbus, Sep 18 – Sep 19, 2020 (7 planets visible)
Mercury rise and set in Columbus
Try after sunset.
Mercury sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.
Fri, Sep 18 ↓8:21 pm
Venus rise and set in Columbus
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.
Sat, Sep 19 ↑3:45 am
Mars rise and set in Columbus
Most of the night until sunrise.
Mars is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise.
Fri, Sep 18 ↑9:00 pm
Jupiter rise and set in Columbus
View after sunset.
Jupiter can be seen for more than 6 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.
Sat, Sep 19 ↓1:34 am
Saturn rise and set in Columbus
View after sunset.
Saturn can be seen for more than 6 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.
Sat, Sep 19 ↓2:14 am
Uranus rise and set in Columbus
View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.
Uranus can be seen for more than 10 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.
Fri, Sep 18 ↑9:17 pm
Neptune rise and set in Columbus
Up most of the night. Use binoculars.
Neptune is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. Very faint, use binoculars.
Sat, Sep 19 ↓6:44 am
Planets Visible in Columbus
|Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Sep 19, 2020|
|Mercury||Fri 9:14 am||Fri 8:21 pm||Fri 2:48 pm||Difficult to see|
|Venus||Sat 3:45 am||Sat 5:42 pm||Sat 10:44 am||Good visibility|
|Mars||Fri 9:00 pm||Sat 9:49 am||Sat 3:25 am||Perfect visibility|
|Jupiter||Fri 4:13 pm||Sat 1:34 am||Fri 8:54 pm||Perfect visibility|
|Saturn||Fri 4:42 pm||Sat 2:14 am||Fri 9:28 pm||Perfect visibility|
|Uranus||Fri 9:17 pm||Sat 11:00 am||Sat 4:09 am||Average visibility|
|Neptune||Fri 7:15 pm||Sat 6:44 am||Sat 1:00 am||Slightly difficult to see|