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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Palmer Station, Antarctica

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Tue, Jul 16 at 3:52 pm - Wed, Jul 17 at 10:49 am

18 hours, 57 minutes

Visible tonight, Jul 16 – Jul 17, 2019

Mercury: ↓ Tue 5:33 pm ↑ Wed 10:01 am

Venus: Slightly difficult to see

Mars: Until Tue 5:27 pm

Jupiter: Until Wed 8:44 am

Saturn: Perfect visibility

Uranus: From Wed 3:46 am

Neptune: From Tue 10:04 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Palmer Station, Jul 16 – Jul 17, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Palmer Station

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 9 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Tue, Jul 16 ↓5:33 pm
Wed, Jul 17 ↑10:01 am

Jul 16, 2019
Jul 17, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Palmer Station

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Venus is just 8 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Jul 16, 2019
Jul 17, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Palmer Station

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mars is just 16 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Tue, Jul 16 ↓5:27 pm

Jul 16, 2019
Jul 17, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Palmer Station

After sunset and most of the night.

Jupiter is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset.

Wed, Jul 17 ↓8:44 am

Jul 16, 2019
Jul 17, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Palmer Station

Up most of the night.

Saturn is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night.

Jul 16, 2019
Jul 17, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Palmer Station

View before sunrise. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. You may need binoculars.

Wed, Jul 17 ↑3:46 am

Jul 16, 2019
Jul 17, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Palmer Station

View in the early morning. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 12 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Tue, Jul 16 ↑10:04 pm

Jul 16, 2019
Jul 17, 2019

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Planets Visible in Palmer Station

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Jul 16, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 10:07 amTue 5:33 pmTue 1:50 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 10:50 amWed 2:50 pmWed 12:50 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 11:28 amTue 5:27 pmTue 2:27 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterTue 12:25 pmWed 8:44 amTue 10:35 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 2:41 pmWed 10:57 amWed 12:49 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 3:46 amWed 11:59 amWed 7:53 amDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 10:04 pmWed 11:47 amWed 4:56 amDifficult to see

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