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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in McMurdo, Antarctica (McMurdo Station, Ross Island)

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Visible tonight, Feb 16 – Feb 17, 2019

Mercury: ↓ Sun 12:03 am ↑ Sun 6:00 am

Venus: Perfect visibility

Mars: ↑ Sat 5:07 pm ↓ Sat 7:02 pm

Jupiter: Perfect visibility

Uranus: ↑ Sat 3:45 pm ↓ Sat 8:13 pm

Neptune: ↓ Sat 11:40 pm ↑ Sun 6:52 am

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Tonight's Sky in McMurdo, Feb 16 – Feb 17, 2019 (3 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in McMurdo

Up some of the night.

Mercury is visible for a short time during the polar night.

Sun, Feb 17 ↓12:03 am
Sun, Feb 17 ↑6:00 am

Feb 16, 2019
Feb 17, 2019

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Venus rise and set in McMurdo

Up all night.

Venus is up all of the polar night. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Feb 16, 2019
Feb 17, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in McMurdo

Up all night.

Jupiter is up all of the polar night.

Feb 16, 2019
Feb 17, 2019

Jupiter

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Planets Visible in McMurdo

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Feb 16, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:00 amSun 11:44 pmSun 3:00 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusUp all daySat 11:10 amPerfect visibility
MarsSat 5:07 pmSat 7:02 pmSat 6:05 pmNot visible
JupiterUp all daySat 9:28 amPerfect visibility
SaturnDown all daySat 11:22 amNot visible
UranusSat 3:45 pmSat 8:13 pmSat 5:59 pmNot visible
NeptuneSun 6:52 amSun 11:36 pmSun 3:14 pmNot visible