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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Great Basin National Park, Nevada, USA

Night Time

14 hours, 27 minutes

Mon, Dec 5 at 4:14 pm – Tue, Dec 6 at 6:41 am

Visible night of Dec 5 – Dec 6, 2022

Mercury: Until Mon 5:03 pm
Venus: Until Mon 4:54 pm
Mars: Perfect visibility
Jupiter: Until Tue 12:32 am
Saturn: Until Mon 9:18 pm
Uranus: Until Tue 4:27 am
Neptune: Until Tue 12:01 am
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Tonight's Sky in Great Basin National Park, Dec 5 – Dec 6, 2022 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Great Basin National Park

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset.

Mercury is just 15 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Mon, Dec 5 ↓5:03 pm

Dec 5, 2022
Dec 6, 2022

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Venus rise and set in Great Basin National Park

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset.

Venus is just 11 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Mon, Dec 5 ↓4:54 pm

Dec 5, 2022
Dec 6, 2022

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Mars rise and set in Great Basin National Park

Up almost all night.

Mars 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.

Dec 5, 2022
Dec 6, 2022

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Jupiter rise and set in Great Basin National Park

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 8 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Tue, Dec 6 ↓12:32 am

Dec 5, 2022
Dec 6, 2022

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Saturn rise and set in Great Basin National Park

View after sunset.

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

Mon, Dec 5 ↓9:18 pm

Dec 5, 2022
Dec 6, 2022

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Uranus rise and set in Great Basin National Park

After sunset and most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. You may need binoculars.

Tue, Dec 6 ↓4:27 am

Dec 5, 2022
Dec 6, 2022

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Neptune rise and set in Great Basin National Park

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Tue, Dec 6 ↓12:01 am

Dec 5, 2022
Dec 6, 2022

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Planets Visible in Great Basin National Park

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Dec 6, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:58 amMon 5:03 pmMon 12:31 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 7:35 amMon 4:54 pmMon 12:14 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 4:08 pmTue 7:08 amMon 11:38 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 12:39 pmTue 12:32 amMon 6:36 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 11:01 amMon 9:18 pmMon 4:09 pmAverage visibility
UranusMon 2:34 pmTue 4:27 amMon 9:31 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneMon 12:23 pmTue 12:01 amMon 6:12 pmDifficult to see