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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Kaua‘i, Hawaii, USA

Night Time

10 hours, 46 minutes

Fri, May 17 at 7:11 pm – Sat, May 18 at 5:57 am

Visible night of May 17 – May 18, 2024

Mercury: From Sat 4:42 am
Venus: From Sat 5:43 am
Mars: From Sat 3:34 am
Jupiter: Until Fri 7:11 pm
Saturn: From Sat 2:18 am
Uranus: From Sat 5:41 am
Neptune: From Sat 2:50 am
Location of Kaua‘iLocation

Mars Watch

Mars is getting higher and higher in the pre-dawn sky—although it is still not visible for observers at northerly latitudes. The Red Planet will become much brighter later this year, as it heads toward opposition on January 16, 2025.

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Tonight's Sky in Kaua‘i, May 17 – May 18, 2024 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Kaua‘i

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, May 18 ↑4:42 am

May 17, 2024
May 18, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Kaua‘i

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset.

Venus is just 5 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, May 18 ↑5:43 am

May 17, 2024
May 18, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Kaua‘i

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, May 18 ↑3:34 am

May 17, 2024
May 18, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Kaua‘i

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, May 18 ↑2:18 am

May 17, 2024
May 18, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Kaua‘i

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 4 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sat, May 18 ↑5:41 am

May 17, 2024
May 18, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Kaua‘i

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.

Sat, May 18 ↑2:50 am

May 17, 2024
May 18, 2024

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Planets Visible in Kaua‘i

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, May 18, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 4:42 amSat 5:21 pmSat 11:01 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 5:43 amSat 6:50 pmSat 12:16 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 3:34 amSat 3:52 pmSat 9:43 amAverage visibility
JupiterFri 6:03 amFri 7:11 pmFri 12:37 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
SaturnSat 2:18 amSat 2:00 pmSat 8:09 amAverage visibility
UranusSat 5:41 amSat 6:46 pmSat 12:14 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSat 2:50 amSat 2:49 pmSat 8:50 amVery difficult to see