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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA

Night Time

11 hours, 57 minutes

Fri, Sep 24 at 6:21 pm - Sat, Sep 25 at 6:19 am

Visible night of Sep 24 – Sep 25, 2021

Mercury: Until Fri 7:03 pm
Venus: Until Fri 8:11 pm
Mars: Until Fri 6:34 pm
Jupiter: Until Sat 3:12 am
Saturn: Until Sat 1:53 am
Uranus: From Fri 8:09 pm
Neptune: Until Sat 5:30 am
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Tonight's Sky in Grand Canyon National Park, Sep 24 – Sep 25, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Grand Canyon National Park

Try after sunset.

Mercury sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Fri, Sep 24 ↓7:03 pm

Sep 24, 2021
Sep 25, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Grand Canyon National Park

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.

Fri, Sep 24 ↓8:11 pm

Sep 24, 2021
Sep 25, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Grand Canyon National Park

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Fri, Sep 24 ↓6:34 pm

Sep 24, 2021
Sep 25, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Grand Canyon National Park

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.

Sat, Sep 25 ↓3:12 am

Sep 24, 2021
Sep 25, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Grand Canyon National Park

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Sat, Sep 25 ↓1:53 am

Sep 24, 2021
Sep 25, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Grand Canyon National Park

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 10 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Fri, Sep 24 ↑8:09 pm

Sep 24, 2021
Sep 25, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Grand Canyon National Park

Up most of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sat, Sep 25 ↓5:30 am

Sep 24, 2021
Sep 25, 2021

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Planets Visible in Grand Canyon National Park

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Sep 25, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 8:17 amFri 7:03 pmFri 1:40 pmDifficult to see
VenusFri 9:57 amFri 8:11 pmFri 3:04 pmGood visibility
MarsFri 6:40 amFri 6:34 pmFri 12:37 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterFri 4:37 pmSat 3:12 amFri 9:55 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 3:47 pmSat 1:53 amFri 8:50 pmPerfect visibility
UranusFri 8:09 pmSat 9:47 amSat 2:58 amAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 5:52 pmSat 5:30 amFri 11:41 pmSlightly difficult to see