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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Alaska, North Macedonia

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10 hours, 19 minutes

Fri, Aug 19 at 7:30 pm – Sat, Aug 20 at 5:49 am

Visible tonight, Aug 19 – Aug 20, 2022

Mercury: Until Fri 8:26 pm
Venus: From Sat 4:21 am
Mars: From Fri 11:21 pm
Jupiter: From Fri 9:06 pm
Saturn: Until Sat 5:25 am
Uranus: From Fri 10:43 pm
Neptune: From Fri 8:35 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Alaska, Aug 19 – Aug 20, 2022 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Alaska

Try after sunset.

Mercury sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Fri, Aug 19 ↓8:26 pm

Aug 19, 2022
Aug 20, 2022

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Venus rise and set in Alaska

View just before sunrise.

Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sat, Aug 20 ↑4:21 am

Aug 19, 2022
Aug 20, 2022

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Mars rise and set in Alaska

View in the early morning.

Mars can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Fri, Aug 19 ↑11:21 pm

Aug 19, 2022
Aug 20, 2022

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Jupiter rise and set in Alaska

View in the early morning.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 8 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Fri, Aug 19 ↑9:06 pm

Aug 19, 2022
Aug 20, 2022

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Saturn rise and set in Alaska

Up most of the night.

Saturn is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night.

Sat, Aug 20 ↓5:25 am

Aug 19, 2022
Aug 20, 2022

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Uranus rise and set in Alaska

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 7 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Fri, Aug 19 ↑10:43 pm

Aug 19, 2022
Aug 20, 2022

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Neptune rise and set in Alaska

Most of the night until sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Fri, Aug 19 ↑8:35 pm

Aug 19, 2022
Aug 20, 2022

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Planets Visible in Alaska

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Aug 19, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 8:04 amFri 8:26 pmFri 2:16 pmDifficult to see
VenusSat 4:21 amSat 6:46 pmSat 11:34 amFairly good visibility
MarsFri 11:21 pmSat 1:48 pmSat 6:34 amPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 9:06 pmSat 9:22 amSat 3:14 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 7:16 pmSat 5:25 amSat 12:20 amPerfect visibility
UranusFri 10:43 pmSat 12:54 pmSat 5:48 amAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 8:35 pmSat 8:16 amSat 2:25 amDifficult to see