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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Esperanza Base, Antarctica

Night Time

5 hours, 20 minutes

Wed, Jan 19 at 10:19 pm - Thu, Jan 20 at 3:38 am

Visible tonight, Jan 19 – Jan 20, 2022

Venus: From Thu 3:13 am
Mars: From Thu 12:18 am
Jupiter: Until Wed 10:52 pm
Saturn: Until Wed 10:39 pm
Uranus: Until Wed 11:24 pm
Neptune: Until Wed 11:01 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Esperanza Base, Jan 19 – Jan 20, 2022 (6 planets visible)

Venus rise and set in Esperanza Base

Try before sunrise.

Venus rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Thu, Jan 20 ↑3:13 am

Jan 19, 2022
Jan 20, 2022

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Mars rise and set in Esperanza Base

View before sunrise.

Mars can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter.

Thu, Jan 20 ↑12:18 am

Jan 19, 2022
Jan 20, 2022

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Jupiter rise and set in Esperanza Base

Try after sunset.

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

Wed, Jan 19 ↓10:52 pm

Jan 19, 2022
Jan 20, 2022

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Saturn rise and set in Esperanza Base

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Saturn is just 15 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Wed, Jan 19 ↓10:39 pm

Jan 19, 2022
Jan 20, 2022

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Uranus rise and set in Esperanza Base

Hard to see. Bring binoculars.

Uranus rises above the horizon for a short period only and remains very low in the sky, so it is unlikely to be visible. You may need binoculars.

Wed, Jan 19 ↓11:24 pm

Jan 19, 2022
Jan 20, 2022

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Neptune rise and set in Esperanza Base

Try after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe. Very faint, use binoculars.

Wed, Jan 19 ↓11:01 pm

Jan 19, 2022
Jan 20, 2022

Neptune

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Planets Visible in Esperanza Base

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jan 19, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 4:59 amThu 9:44 pmThu 1:21 pmNot visible
VenusThu 3:13 amThu 8:07 pmThu 11:40 amAverage visibility
MarsThu 12:18 amThu 8:53 pmThu 10:35 amAverage visibility
JupiterWed 7:43 amWed 10:52 pmWed 3:18 pmSlightly difficult to see
SaturnWed 5:17 amWed 10:39 pmWed 1:58 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusWed 3:25 pmWed 11:24 pmWed 7:24 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneWed 9:39 amWed 11:01 pmWed 4:20 pmExtremely difficult to see