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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Long Island City, New York, USA

Night Time

9 hours, 33 minutes

Fri, May 14 at 8:05 pm - Sat, May 15 at 5:38 am

Visible night of May 14 – May 15, 2021

Mercury: Until Fri 10:01 pm
Venus: Until Fri 9:09 pm
Mars: Until Fri 11:55 pm
Jupiter: From Sat 2:12 am
Saturn: From Sat 1:26 am
Uranus: From Sat 5:03 am
Neptune: From Sat 3:08 am
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Tonight's Sky in Long Island City, May 14 – May 15, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Long Island City

View just after sunset.

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

Fri, May 14 ↓10:01 pm

May 14, 2021
May 15, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Long Island City

View just after sunset.

Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Fri, May 14 ↓9:09 pm

May 14, 2021
May 15, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Long Island City

View after sunset.

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

Fri, May 14 ↓11:55 pm

May 14, 2021
May 15, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Long Island City

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, May 15 ↑2:12 am

May 14, 2021
May 15, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Long Island City

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 4 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sat, May 15 ↑1:26 am

May 14, 2021
May 15, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Long Island City

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 13 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sat, May 15 ↑5:03 am

May 14, 2021
May 15, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Long Island City

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.

Sat, May 15 ↑3:08 am

May 14, 2021
May 15, 2021

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Planets Visible in Long Island City

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, May 15, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 6:43 amFri 10:01 pmFri 2:22 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 6:21 amFri 9:09 pmFri 1:45 pmFairly good visibility
MarsFri 8:47 amFri 11:55 pmFri 4:21 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSat 2:12 amSat 12:51 pmSat 7:32 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 1:26 amSat 11:26 amSat 6:26 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 5:03 amSat 6:53 pmSat 11:58 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSat 3:08 amSat 2:45 pmSat 8:56 amVery difficult to see