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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Alkali Canyon, Utah, USA

Night Time

10 hours, 48 minutes

Fri, Apr 12 at 7:57 pm – Sat, Apr 13 at 6:45 am

Visible tonight, Apr 12 – Apr 13, 2024

Mercury: From Sat 6:31 am
Venus: From Sat 6:20 am
Mars: From Sat 5:24 am
Jupiter: Until Fri 10:07 pm
Saturn: From Sat 5:22 am
Uranus: Until Fri 10:15 pm
Neptune: From Sat 5:51 am
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Tonight's Sky in Alkali Canyon, Apr 12 – Apr 13, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Alkali Canyon

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 2 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sat, Apr 13 ↑6:31 am

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Alkali Canyon

Try before sunrise.

Venus rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sat, Apr 13 ↑6:20 am

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Alkali Canyon

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, Apr 13 ↑5:24 am

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Alkali Canyon

View just after sunset.

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

Fri, Apr 12 ↓10:07 pm

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Alkali Canyon

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, Apr 13 ↑5:22 am

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Alkali Canyon

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset. Bring binoculars (but don't look at the Sun!).

Uranus is just 28 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars, but only use them when sun is down.

Fri, Apr 12 ↓10:15 pm

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Alkali Canyon

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset. Bring binoculars (but don't look at the Sun!).

Neptune is just 25 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars, but only use them when sun is down.

Sat, Apr 13 ↑5:51 am

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Planets Visible in Alkali Canyon

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Apr 12, 2024
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MercurySat 6:31 amSat 7:41 pmSat 1:06 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSat 6:20 amSat 6:45 pmSat 12:32 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 5:24 amSat 4:47 pmSat 11:05 amAverage visibility
JupiterFri 8:04 amFri 10:07 pmFri 3:05 pmAverage visibility
SaturnSat 5:22 amSat 4:36 pmSat 10:59 amAverage visibility
UranusFri 8:06 amFri 10:15 pmFri 3:11 pmVery difficult to see
NeptuneSat 5:51 amSat 5:43 pmSat 11:47 amExtremely difficult to see