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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Antarctica, Antarctica

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Visible tonight, Jan 31 – Feb 1, 2023

Mercury: Perfect visibility
Venus: Perfect visibility
Jupiter: ↓ Tue 9:42 pm ↑ Wed 10:28 am
Neptune: ↓ Tue 11:38 pm ↑ Wed 6:59 am
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Tonight's Sky in Antarctica, Jan 31 – Feb 1, 2023 (3 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Antarctica

Up all night.

Mercury is up all of the polar night.

Jan 31, 2023
Feb 1, 2023

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Venus rise and set in Antarctica

Up all night.

Venus is up all of the polar night. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Jan 31, 2023
Feb 1, 2023

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Jupiter rise and set in Antarctica

Up some of the night.

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

Tue, Jan 31 ↓9:42 pm
Wed, Feb 1 ↑10:28 am

Jan 31, 2023
Feb 1, 2023

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Planets Visible in Antarctica

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Jan 31, 2023
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryUp all dayTue 10:53 amPerfect visibility
VenusUp all dayTue 2:14 pmPerfect visibility
MarsDown all dayTue 8:14 pmDown all night, not visible
JupiterWed 10:28 amWed 9:36 pmWed 4:03 pmSlightly difficult to see
SaturnDown all dayTue 1:36 pmNot visible
UranusDown all dayTue 6:32 pmDown all night, not visible
NeptuneWed 6:59 amWed 11:34 pmWed 3:17 pmNot visible