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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Township of Fairfield, Illinois, USA

Night Time

9 hours, 39 minutes

Sun, Aug 1 at 8:16 pm - Mon, Aug 2 at 5:55 am

Visible night of Aug 1 – Aug 2, 2021

Mercury: Until Sun 8:25 pm
Venus: Until Sun 9:46 pm
Mars: Until Sun 9:18 pm
Jupiter: From Sun 9:06 pm
Saturn: Perfect visibility
Uranus: From Mon 12:02 am
Neptune: From Sun 10:01 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Township of Fairfield, Aug 1 – Aug 2, 2021 (6 planets visible)

Venus rise and set in Township of Fairfield

View after sunset.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, Aug 1 ↓9:46 pm

Aug 1, 2021
Aug 2, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Township of Fairfield

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mars is just 22 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sun, Aug 1 ↓9:18 pm

Aug 1, 2021
Aug 2, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Township of Fairfield

Up most of the night.

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

Sun, Aug 1 ↑9:06 pm

Aug 1, 2021
Aug 2, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Township of Fairfield

Up almost all night.

Saturn is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun in the sky, and is, therefore, visible most of the night. This is the best time of the year to view the planet.

Aug 1, 2021
Aug 2, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Township of Fairfield

View before sunrise. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. You may need binoculars.

Mon, Aug 2 ↑12:02 am

Aug 1, 2021
Aug 2, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Township of Fairfield

View in the early morning. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 7 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Aug 1 ↑10:01 pm

Aug 1, 2021
Aug 2, 2021

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Planets Visible in Township of Fairfield

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Aug 2, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:50 amSun 8:25 pmSun 1:08 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusSun 8:43 amSun 9:46 pmSun 3:15 pmGood visibility
MarsSun 7:48 amSun 9:18 pmSun 2:33 pmDifficult to see
JupiterSun 9:06 pmMon 7:38 amMon 2:22 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 8:12 pmMon 6:00 amMon 1:06 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 12:02 amMon 2:03 pmMon 7:03 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 10:01 pmMon 9:38 amMon 3:50 amDifficult to see