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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Mawson, Antarctica (Mawson Base, Holme Bay)

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Sat, Jul 11 at 2:13 pm - Sun, Jul 12 at 11:30 am

21 hours, 17 minutes

Visible tonight, Jul 11 – Jul 12, 2020

Mercury: ↓ Sat 2:20 pm ↑ Sun 9:23 am

Venus: From Sun 7:13 am

Mars: From Sat 11:57 pm

Jupiter: Perfect visibility

Saturn: From Sat 2:58 pm

Uranus: From Sun 4:25 am

Neptune: From Sat 10:05 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Mawson, Jul 11 – Jul 12, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Mawson

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

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

Sat, Jul 11 ↓2:20 pm
Sun, Jul 12 ↑9:23 am

Jul 11, 2020
Jul 12, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Mawson

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.

Sun, Jul 12 ↑7:13 am

Jul 11, 2020
Jul 12, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Mawson

View in the early morning.

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

Sat, Jul 11 ↑11:57 pm

Jul 11, 2020
Jul 12, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Mawson

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 11, 2020
Jul 12, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Mawson

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, Jul 11 ↑2:58 pm

Jul 11, 2020
Jul 12, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Mawson

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.

Sun, Jul 12 ↑4:25 am

Jul 11, 2020
Jul 12, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Mawson

View in the early morning. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 13 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sat, Jul 11 ↑10:05 pm

Jul 11, 2020
Jul 12, 2020

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Planets Visible in Mawson

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Jul 11, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 9:25 amSat 2:20 pmSat 11:53 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 7:13 amSun 12:52 pmSun 10:03 amGreat visibility
MarsSat 11:57 pmSun 12:06 pmSun 6:02 amPerfect visibility
JupiterUp all daySat 1:10 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 2:58 pmSun 12:09 pmSun 1:33 amPerfect visibility
UranusSun 4:25 amSun 11:30 amSun 7:58 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 10:05 pmSun 11:45 amSun 4:55 amDifficult to see