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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Sugar Land, Texas, USA

Night Time

10 hours, 51 minutes

Tue, Apr 23 at 7:54 pm – Wed, Apr 24 at 6:46 am

Visible night of Apr 23 – Apr 24, 2024

Mercury: From Wed 5:56 am
Venus: From Wed 6:19 am
Mars: From Wed 4:59 am
Jupiter: Until Tue 9:17 pm
Saturn: From Wed 4:35 am
Uranus: Until Tue 9:16 pm
Neptune: From Wed 5:09 am
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Tonight's Sky in Sugar Land, Apr 23 – Apr 24, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Sugar Land

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

Mercury is just 18 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Wed, Apr 24 ↑5:56 am

Apr 23, 2024
Apr 24, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Sugar Land

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

Venus is just 11 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Wed, Apr 24 ↑6:19 am

Apr 23, 2024
Apr 24, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Sugar Land

View before sunrise.

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

Wed, Apr 24 ↑4:59 am

Apr 23, 2024
Apr 24, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Sugar Land

View just after sunset.

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

Tue, Apr 23 ↓9:17 pm

Apr 23, 2024
Apr 24, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Sugar Land

View before sunrise.

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

Wed, Apr 24 ↑4:35 am

Apr 23, 2024
Apr 24, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Sugar Land

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 18 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Tue, Apr 23 ↓9:16 pm

Apr 23, 2024
Apr 24, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Sugar Land

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

Neptune is just 35 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Very faint, use binoculars.

Wed, Apr 24 ↑5:09 am

Apr 23, 2024
Apr 24, 2024

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Planets Visible in Sugar Land

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Apr 24, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:56 amWed 6:23 pmWed 12:10 pmDifficult to see
VenusWed 6:19 amWed 7:02 pmWed 12:41 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 4:59 amWed 4:50 pmWed 10:54 amAverage visibility
JupiterTue 7:50 amTue 9:17 pmTue 2:34 pmAverage visibility
SaturnWed 4:35 amWed 4:06 pmWed 10:21 amAverage visibility
UranusTue 7:47 amTue 9:16 pmTue 2:31 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneWed 5:09 amWed 5:05 pmWed 11:07 amExtremely difficult to see