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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Casey, Antarctica (Casey base, Bailey Peninsula)

Night Time

17 hours, 38 minutes

Tue, Aug 3 at 3:53 pm - Wed, Aug 4 at 9:31 am

Visible night of Aug 3 – Aug 4, 2021

Mercury: Extremely difficult to see
Venus: Until Tue 7:55 pm
Mars: Until Tue 6:26 pm
Jupiter: From Tue 5:45 pm
Saturn: Perfect visibility
Uranus: From Wed 3:10 am
Neptune: From Tue 8:42 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Casey, Aug 3 – Aug 4, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Casey

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 2 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Aug 3, 2021
Aug 4, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Casey

View after sunset.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Tue, Aug 3 ↓7:55 pm

Aug 3, 2021
Aug 4, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Casey

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mars is just 22 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Tue, Aug 3 ↓6:26 pm

Aug 3, 2021
Aug 4, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Casey

Up most of the night.

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

Tue, Aug 3 ↑5:45 pm

Aug 3, 2021
Aug 4, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Casey

Up almost all night.

Saturn is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun in the sky, and is, therefore, visible most of the night. This is the best time of the year to view the planet.

Aug 3, 2021
Aug 4, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Casey

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. It is quite 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. You may need binoculars.

Wed, Aug 4 ↑3:10 am

Aug 3, 2021
Aug 4, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Casey

View in the early morning. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 12 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Tue, Aug 3 ↑8:42 pm

Aug 3, 2021
Aug 4, 2021

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Planets Visible in Casey

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Aug 4, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 10:00 amWed 3:56 pmWed 12:57 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 9:56 amTue 7:55 pmTue 2:55 pmGood visibility
MarsTue 9:54 amTue 6:26 pmTue 2:10 pmDifficult to see
JupiterTue 5:45 pmWed 10:05 amWed 1:55 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 3:13 pmWed 10:04 amWed 12:38 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 3:10 amWed 10:02 amWed 6:36 amSlightly difficult to see
NeptuneTue 8:42 pmWed 10:03 amWed 3:22 amDifficult to see