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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Davis, Antarctica (Davis Base, Vestfold Hills)

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Visible night of Jul 15 – Jul 16, 2020

Mercury: ↓ Wed 2:37 pm ↑ Thu 10:40 am

Venus: ↓ Wed 1:30 pm ↑ Thu 8:25 am

Mars: ↓ Wed 12:54 pm ↑ Thu 12:56 am

Jupiter: Perfect visibility

Saturn: ↓ Wed 1:39 pm ↑ Wed 2:57 pm

Uranus: ↓ Wed 12:09 pm ↑ Thu 5:19 am

Neptune: ↓ Wed 12:36 pm ↑ Wed 10:46 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Davis, Jul 15 – Jul 16, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Davis

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunrise and sunset only.

Mercury is just 18 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Wed, Jul 15 ↓2:37 pm
Thu, Jul 16 ↑10:40 am

Jul 15, 2020
Jul 16, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Davis

View before sunrise.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Wed, Jul 15 ↓1:30 pm
Thu, Jul 16 ↑8:25 am

Jul 15, 2020
Jul 16, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Davis

View in the early morning.

Mars can be seen for more than 11 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Wed, Jul 15 ↓12:54 pm
Thu, Jul 16 ↑12:56 am

Jul 15, 2020
Jul 16, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Davis

Up almost all night.

Jupiter 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.

Jul 15, 2020
Jul 16, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Davis

Up most of the night.

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

Wed, Jul 15 ↓1:39 pm
Wed, Jul 15 ↑2:57 pm

Jul 15, 2020
Jul 16, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Davis

View before sunrise. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. 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, Jul 15 ↓12:09 pm
Thu, Jul 16 ↑5:19 am

Jul 15, 2020
Jul 16, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Davis

View in the night Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 13 hours during the night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Wed, Jul 15 ↓12:36 pm
Wed, Jul 15 ↑10:46 pm

Jul 15, 2020
Jul 16, 2020

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Planets Visible in Davis

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Jul 16, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 10:39 amWed 2:37 pmWed 12:38 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 8:25 amWed 1:30 pmWed 10:57 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 12:56 amWed 12:54 pmWed 6:56 amPerfect visibility
JupiterUp all dayWed 1:52 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 3:02 pmWed 1:39 pmWed 2:20 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 5:19 amThu 12:05 pmThu 8:42 amDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 10:46 pmThu 12:32 pmThu 5:39 amDifficult to see