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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Geographical Center of North America Monument, North Dakota, USA

Night Time

9 hours, 12 minutes

Wed, May 5 at 9:00 pm - Thu, May 6 at 6:12 am

Visible night of May 5 – May 6, 2021

Mercury: Until Wed 10:45 pm
Venus: Until Wed 9:55 pm
Mars: Until Thu 1:25 am
Jupiter: From Thu 3:42 am
Saturn: From Thu 3:04 am
Uranus: From Thu 6:04 am
Neptune: From Thu 4:30 am
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Tonight's Sky in Geographical Center of North America Monument, May 5 – May 6, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Geographical Center of North America Monument

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

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

Wed, May 5 ↓10:45 pm

May 5, 2021
May 6, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Geographical Center of North America Monument

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Venus is just 10 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, May 5 ↓9:55 pm

May 5, 2021
May 6, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Geographical Center of North America Monument

View after sunset.

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

Thu, May 6 ↓1:25 am

May 5, 2021
May 6, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Geographical Center of North America Monument

View before sunrise.

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

Thu, May 6 ↑3:42 am

May 5, 2021
May 6, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Geographical Center of North America Monument

View before sunrise.

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

Thu, May 6 ↑3:04 am

May 5, 2021
May 6, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Geographical Center of North America Monument

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 4 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Thu, May 6 ↑6:04 am

May 5, 2021
May 6, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Geographical Center of North America Monument

View before sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Very faint, use binoculars.

Thu, May 6 ↑4:30 am

May 5, 2021
May 6, 2021

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Planets Visible in Geographical Center of North America Monument

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, May 6, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:49 amWed 10:45 pmWed 2:46 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 6:43 amWed 9:55 pmWed 2:19 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 9:08 amThu 1:25 amWed 5:17 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 3:42 amThu 1:52 pmThu 8:47 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 3:04 amThu 12:25 pmThu 7:45 amAverage visibility
UranusThu 6:04 amThu 8:27 pmThu 1:15 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 4:30 amThu 4:00 pmThu 10:15 amVery difficult to see