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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Esperanza Base, Antarctica

Night Time

Mon, Oct 14 at 7:49 pm - Tue, Oct 15 at 5:16 am

9 hours, 27 minutes

Visible tonight, Oct 14 – Oct 15, 2019

Mercury: ↓ Mon 11:03 pm ↑ Tue 5:02 am

Venus: Until Mon 9:40 pm

Jupiter: Until Tue 2:32 am

Saturn: Until Tue 4:09 am

Uranus: From Mon 9:08 pm

Neptune: Difficult to see

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Tonight's Sky in Esperanza Base, Oct 14 – Oct 15, 2019 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Esperanza Base

View just after sunset.

Mercury is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Mon, Oct 14 ↓11:03 pm
Tue, Oct 15 ↑5:02 am

Oct 14, 2019
Oct 15, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Esperanza Base

View just after sunset.

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

Mon, Oct 14 ↓9:40 pm

Oct 14, 2019
Oct 15, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Esperanza Base

View after sunset.

Jupiter can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades.

Tue, Oct 15 ↓2:32 am

Oct 14, 2019
Oct 15, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Esperanza Base

View after sunset.

Saturn can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades.

Tue, Oct 15 ↓4:09 am

Oct 14, 2019
Oct 15, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Esperanza Base

Up most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. You may need binoculars.

Mon, Oct 14 ↑9:08 pm

Oct 14, 2019
Oct 15, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Esperanza Base

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.

Oct 14, 2019
Oct 15, 2019

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Planets Visible in Esperanza Base

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Oct 14, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:07 amMon 11:03 pmMon 2:03 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 5:36 amMon 9:40 pmMon 1:37 pmFairly good visibility
MarsTue 5:20 amTue 6:03 pmTue 11:41 amNot visible
JupiterMon 6:35 amTue 2:32 amMon 4:33 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 8:26 amTue 4:09 amMon 6:18 pmAverage visibility
UranusMon 9:08 pmTue 5:44 amTue 1:26 amAverage visibility
NeptuneMon 3:31 pmTue 5:21 amMon 10:26 pmDifficult to see