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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Moses Lake, Washington, USA

Night Time

15 hours, 24 minutes

Thu, Dec 8 at 4:07 pm – Fri, Dec 9 at 7:31 am

Visible tonight, Dec 8 – Dec 9, 2022

Mercury: Until Thu 4:59 pm
Venus: Until Thu 4:48 pm
Mars: Perfect visibility
Jupiter: Until Fri 12:40 am
Saturn: Until Thu 9:10 pm
Uranus: Until Fri 4:54 am
Neptune: Until Fri 12:05 am
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Tonight's Sky in Moses Lake, Dec 8 – Dec 9, 2022 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Moses Lake

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset.

Mercury is just 16 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Thu, Dec 8 ↓4:59 pm

Dec 8, 2022
Dec 9, 2022

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Venus rise and set in Moses Lake

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset.

Venus is just 12 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Thu, Dec 8 ↓4:48 pm

Dec 8, 2022
Dec 9, 2022

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Mars rise and set in Moses Lake

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 8, 2022
Dec 9, 2022

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Jupiter rise and set in Moses Lake

View after sunset.

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

Fri, Dec 9 ↓12:40 am

Dec 8, 2022
Dec 9, 2022

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Saturn rise and set in Moses Lake

View after sunset.

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

Thu, Dec 8 ↓9:10 pm

Dec 8, 2022
Dec 9, 2022

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Uranus rise and set in Moses Lake

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.

Fri, Dec 9 ↓4:54 am

Dec 8, 2022
Dec 9, 2022

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Neptune rise and set in Moses Lake

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.

Fri, Dec 9 ↓12:05 am

Dec 8, 2022
Dec 9, 2022

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Planets Visible in Moses Lake

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Dec 8, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:59 amThu 4:59 pmThu 12:59 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 8:30 amThu 4:48 pmThu 12:39 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 3:38 pmFri 7:44 amThu 11:41 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 12:49 pmFri 12:40 amThu 6:45 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 11:27 amThu 9:10 pmThu 4:19 pmAverage visibility
UranusThu 2:23 pmFri 4:54 amThu 9:38 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneThu 12:35 pmFri 12:05 amThu 6:20 pmDifficult to see