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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

Night Time

8 hours, 28 minutes

Sat, Jun 15 at 9:08 pm – Sun, Jun 16 at 5:37 am

Visible night of Jun 15 – Jun 16, 2024

Mercury: Until Sat 9:21 pm
Venus: Until Sat 9:23 pm
Mars: From Sun 3:02 am
Jupiter: From Sun 4:24 am
Saturn: From Sun 1:26 am
Uranus: From Sun 3:51 am
Neptune: From Sun 1:45 am
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Tonight's Sky in Yellowstone National Park, Jun 15 – Jun 16, 2024 (6 planets visible)

Venus rise and set in Yellowstone National Park

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset.

Venus is just 3 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sat, Jun 15 ↓9:23 pm

Jun 15, 2024
Jun 16, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Yellowstone National Park

View before sunrise.

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

Sun, Jun 16 ↑3:02 am

Jun 15, 2024
Jun 16, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Yellowstone National Park

View just before sunrise.

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

Sun, Jun 16 ↑4:24 am

Jun 15, 2024
Jun 16, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Yellowstone National Park

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 4 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sun, Jun 16 ↑1:26 am

Jun 15, 2024
Jun 16, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Yellowstone National Park

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

Uranus is just 30 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.

Sun, Jun 16 ↑3:51 am

Jun 15, 2024
Jun 16, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Yellowstone National Park

View before sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Jun 16 ↑1:45 am

Jun 15, 2024
Jun 16, 2024

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Planets Visible in Yellowstone National Park

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Jun 16, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:37 amSat 9:21 pmSat 1:28 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusSat 5:49 amSat 9:23 pmSat 1:36 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 3:02 amSun 4:47 pmSun 9:55 amAverage visibility
JupiterSun 4:24 amSun 7:21 pmSun 11:53 amAverage visibility
SaturnSun 1:26 amSun 12:43 pmSun 7:04 amGreat visibility
UranusSun 3:51 amSun 6:31 pmSun 11:11 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneSun 1:45 amSun 1:40 pmSun 7:42 amVery difficult to see