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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Orcadas, Antarctica (Orcadas Base)

Night Time

Wed, Sep 23 at 6:01 pm - Thu, Sep 24 at 5:39 am

11 hours, 38 minutes

Visible night of Sep 23 – Sep 24, 2020

Mercury: Until Wed 8:53 pm
Venus: From Thu 4:59 am
Mars: From Wed 8:13 pm
Jupiter: Until Thu 4:22 am
Saturn: Until Thu 4:38 am
Uranus: From Wed 10:00 pm
Neptune: Slightly difficult to see
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Tonight's Sky in Orcadas, Sep 23 – Sep 24, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Orcadas

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.

Wed, Sep 23 ↓8:53 pm

Sep 23, 2020
Sep 24, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Orcadas

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, Sep 24 ↑4:59 am

Sep 23, 2020
Sep 24, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Orcadas

Most of the night until sunrise.

Mars is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise.

Wed, Sep 23 ↑8:13 pm

Sep 23, 2020
Sep 24, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Orcadas

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 10 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Thu, Sep 24 ↓4:22 am

Sep 23, 2020
Sep 24, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Orcadas

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 10 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Thu, Sep 24 ↓4:38 am

Sep 23, 2020
Sep 24, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Orcadas

Most of the night until sunrise. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Wed, Sep 23 ↑10:00 pm

Sep 23, 2020
Sep 24, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Orcadas

Up most of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sep 23, 2020
Sep 24, 2020

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Planets Visible in Orcadas

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Sep 24, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:48 amWed 8:53 pmWed 1:19 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 4:59 amThu 1:30 pmThu 9:14 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 8:13 pmThu 6:46 amThu 1:29 amPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 9:43 amThu 4:22 amWed 7:02 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 10:32 amThu 4:38 amWed 7:35 pmPerfect visibility
UranusWed 10:00 pmThu 6:31 amThu 2:16 amAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 4:25 pmThu 5:49 amWed 11:07 pmSlightly difficult to see