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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Castro Valley, California, USA

Happening Now: Alignment of the Planets

The seven wandering classical planets—including the Moon and the Sun—line up in the sky this month.

How to view the alignment

Night Time

9 hours, 14 minutes

Fri, Jun 24 at 8:33 pm – Sat, Jun 25 at 5:48 am

Visible night of Jun 24 – Jun 25, 2022

Mercury: From Sat 4:32 am
Venus: From Sat 3:53 am
Mars: From Sat 1:56 am
Jupiter: From Sat 1:14 am
Saturn: From Fri 11:27 pm
Uranus: From Sat 2:58 am
Neptune: From Sat 12:45 am
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Beta The Interactive Night Sky Map simulates the sky above Castro Valley on a date of your choice. Use it to locate a planet, the Moon, or the Sun and track their movements across the sky. The map also shows the phases of the Moon, and all solar and lunar eclipses. Need some help?

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Tonight's Sky in Castro Valley, Jun 24 – Jun 25, 2022 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Castro Valley

View just before sunrise.

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

Sat, Jun 25 ↑4:32 am

Jun 24, 2022
Jun 25, 2022

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Venus rise and set in Castro Valley

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.

Sat, Jun 25 ↑3:53 am

Jun 24, 2022
Jun 25, 2022

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Mars rise and set in Castro Valley

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, Jun 25 ↑1:56 am

Jun 24, 2022
Jun 25, 2022

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Jupiter rise and set in Castro Valley

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, Jun 25 ↑1:14 am

Jun 24, 2022
Jun 25, 2022

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Saturn rise and set in Castro Valley

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Fri, Jun 24 ↑11:27 pm

Jun 24, 2022
Jun 25, 2022

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Uranus rise and set in Castro Valley

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.

Sat, Jun 25 ↑2:58 am

Jun 24, 2022
Jun 25, 2022

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Neptune rise and set in Castro Valley

View in the early morning. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 5 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sat, Jun 25 ↑12:45 am

Jun 24, 2022
Jun 25, 2022

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Planets Visible in Castro Valley

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Jun 25, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 4:32 amSat 6:53 pmSat 11:42 amAverage visibility
VenusSat 3:53 amSat 6:05 pmSat 10:59 amGood visibility
MarsSat 1:56 amSat 2:47 pmSat 8:21 amAverage visibility
JupiterSat 1:14 amSat 1:28 pmSat 7:21 amGood visibility
SaturnFri 11:27 pmSat 10:00 amSat 4:44 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 2:58 amSat 4:49 pmSat 9:53 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 12:45 amSat 12:31 pmSat 6:38 amDifficult to see