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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in 72°47'00.9"N, 56°09'33.6"W

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Visible night of Dec 4 – Dec 5, 2023

Venus: ↓ Mon 2:46 pm ↑ Tue 6:50 am
Jupiter: ↑ Mon 1:56 pm ↓ Tue 8:22 am
Saturn: ↑ Mon 4:00 pm ↓ Mon 10:13 pm
Uranus: Fairly good visibility
Neptune: ↑ Mon 3:08 pm ↓ Tue 1:59 am
Location of 72°47'00.9"N, 56°09'33.6"WLocation

Third Quarter Moon 50.137% Illuminated on Dec 5

First and Third Quarter Moons are often referred to as Half Moons—but they’re always a fraction more than 50% lit up.

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Tonight's Sky in 72°47'00.9"N, 56°09'33.6"W, Dec 4 – Dec 5, 2023 (5 planets visible)

Venus rise and set in 72°47'00.9"N, 56°09'33.6"W

Up some of the night.

Venus is visible more than 7 hours during the polar night. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Mon, Dec 4 ↓2:46 pm
Tue, Dec 5 ↑6:50 am

Dec 4, 2023
Dec 5, 2023

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Jupiter rise and set in 72°47'00.9"N, 56°09'33.6"W

Up some of the night.

Jupiter is visible more than 18 hours during the polar night.

Mon, Dec 4 ↑1:56 pm
Tue, Dec 5 ↓8:22 am

Dec 4, 2023
Dec 5, 2023

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Saturn rise and set in 72°47'00.9"N, 56°09'33.6"W

Up some of the night.

Saturn is visible more than 6 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.

Mon, Dec 4 ↑4:00 pm
Mon, Dec 4 ↓10:13 pm

Dec 4, 2023
Dec 5, 2023

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Uranus rise and set in 72°47'00.9"N, 56°09'33.6"W

Up all night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is up all of the polar night. You may need binoculars.

Dec 4, 2023
Dec 5, 2023

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Neptune rise and set in 72°47'00.9"N, 56°09'33.6"W

Up some of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible more than 10 hours during the polar night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Mon, Dec 4 ↑3:08 pm
Tue, Dec 5 ↓1:59 am

Dec 4, 2023
Dec 5, 2023

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Planets Visible in 72°47'00.9"N, 56°09'33.6"W

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Dec 5, 2023
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryDown all dayMon 3:06 pmDown all night, not visible
VenusMon 6:43 amMon 2:46 pmMon 10:45 amPerfect visibility
MarsDown all dayMon 1:13 pmDown all night, not visible
JupiterMon 1:56 pmTue 8:22 amMon 11:09 pmGreat visibility
SaturnMon 4:00 pmMon 10:13 pmMon 7:06 pmSlightly difficult to see
UranusUp all dayMon 12:05 amFairly good visibility
NeptuneMon 3:08 pmTue 1:59 amMon 8:33 pmDifficult to see