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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in North Branford, Connecticut, USA

Night Time

Sat, Aug 8 at 7:58 pm - Sun, Aug 9 at 5:54 am

9 hours, 56 minutes

Visible night of Aug 8 – Aug 9, 2020

Mercury: From Sun 5:06 am

Venus: From Sun 2:27 am

Mars: From Sat 10:44 pm

Jupiter: Until Sun 3:39 am

Saturn: Until Sun 4:20 am

Uranus: From Sat 11:16 pm

Neptune: From Sat 9:19 pm

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Tonight's Sky in North Branford, Aug 8 – Aug 9, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in North Branford

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

Mercury is just 10 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sun, Aug 9 ↑5:06 am

Aug 8, 2020
Aug 9, 2020

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Venus rise and set in North Branford

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.

Sun, Aug 9 ↑2:27 am

Aug 8, 2020
Aug 9, 2020

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Mars rise and set in North Branford

View in the early morning.

Mars can be seen for more than 7 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sat, Aug 8 ↑10:44 pm

Aug 8, 2020
Aug 9, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in North Branford

After sunset and most of the night.

Jupiter is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset.

Sun, Aug 9 ↓3:39 am

Aug 8, 2020
Aug 9, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in North Branford

Up most of the night.

Saturn is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night.

Sun, Aug 9 ↓4:20 am

Aug 8, 2020
Aug 9, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in North Branford

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Sat, Aug 8 ↑11:16 pm

Aug 8, 2020
Aug 9, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in North Branford

Most of the night until sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sat, Aug 8 ↑9:19 pm

Aug 8, 2020
Aug 9, 2020

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Planets Visible in North Branford

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Aug 9, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:06 amSun 7:39 pmSun 12:23 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 2:27 amSun 5:02 pmSun 9:44 amGreat visibility
MarsSat 10:44 pmSun 11:23 amSun 5:03 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 6:24 pmSun 3:39 amSat 11:02 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 6:52 pmSun 4:20 amSat 11:36 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 11:16 pmSun 1:06 pmSun 6:11 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 9:19 pmSun 8:49 amSun 3:04 amDifficult to see