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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Taurus Nunataks, Antarctica

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Visible night of May 21 – May 22, 2024

Mercury: ↓ Tue 3:36 pm ↑ Wed 8:17 am
Venus: ↑ Tue 12:00 noon ↓ Tue 2:12 pm
Mars: ↓ Tue 3:33 pm ↑ Wed 5:22 am
Jupiter: ↑ Tue 12:19 pm ↓ Tue 2:07 pm
Saturn: ↓ Tue 4:07 pm ↑ Wed 1:21 am
Uranus: ↓ Tue 2:19 pm ↑ Wed 11:20 am
Neptune: ↓ Tue 3:48 pm ↑ Wed 3:01 am
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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 Taurus Nunataks, May 21 – May 22, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Taurus Nunataks

Up some of the night.

Mercury is visible more than 7 hours during the polar night.

Tue, May 21 ↓3:36 pm
Wed, May 22 ↑8:17 am

May 21, 2024
May 22, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Taurus Nunataks

Up some of the night.

Venus is visible more than 2 hours during the polar night. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Tue, May 21 ↑12:00 noon
Tue, May 21 ↓2:12 pm

May 21, 2024
May 22, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Taurus Nunataks

Up some of the night.

Mars is visible more than 10 hours during the polar night.

Tue, May 21 ↓3:33 pm
Wed, May 22 ↑5:22 am

May 21, 2024
May 22, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Taurus Nunataks

Up some of the night.

Jupiter is visible for a short time during the polar night.

Tue, May 21 ↑12:19 pm
Tue, May 21 ↓2:07 pm

May 21, 2024
May 22, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Taurus Nunataks

Up some of the night.

Saturn is visible more than 14 hours during the polar night.

Tue, May 21 ↓4:07 pm
Wed, May 22 ↑1:21 am

May 21, 2024
May 22, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Taurus Nunataks

Up some of the night.

Uranus is visible more than 2 hours during the polar night. It is very close to the horizon, making it fainter because the light has to cover a larger distance when traveling through the Earth's atmosphere. Make sure to get an unobstructed view with as little light pollution as possible.

Tue, May 21 ↓2:19 pm
Wed, May 22 ↑11:20 am

May 21, 2024
May 22, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Taurus Nunataks

Up some of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible more than 12 hours during the polar night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Tue, May 21 ↓3:48 pm
Wed, May 22 ↑3:01 am

May 21, 2024
May 22, 2024

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Planets Visible in Taurus Nunataks

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, May 22, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:07 amTue 3:36 pmTue 11:52 amFairly good visibility
VenusTue 12:00 noonTue 2:12 pmTue 1:06 pmPerfect visibility
MarsTue 5:20 amTue 3:33 pmTue 10:27 amFairly good visibility
JupiterTue 12:19 pmTue 2:07 pmTue 1:13 pmSlightly difficult to see
SaturnTue 1:25 amTue 4:07 pmTue 8:46 amFairly good visibility
UranusTue 11:23 amTue 2:19 pmTue 12:51 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneTue 3:05 amTue 3:48 pmTue 9:26 amDifficult to see