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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Palmer Station, Antarctica

Night Time

5 hours, 7 minutes

Fri, Jan 22 at 10:54 pm - Sat, Jan 23 at 4:02 am

Visible night of Jan 22 – Jan 23, 2021

Mercury: Until Fri 11:02 pm
Venus: From Sat 2:06 am
Mars: Until Fri 11:11 pm
Jupiter: Until Fri 11:00 pm
Saturn: Until Fri 10:57 pm
Uranus: Until Fri 11:29 pm
Neptune: Until Fri 11:18 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Palmer Station, Jan 22 – Jan 23, 2021 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Palmer Station

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mercury is just 18 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Fri, Jan 22 ↓11:02 pm

Jan 22, 2021
Jan 23, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Palmer Station

View just before sunrise.

Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sat, Jan 23 ↑2:06 am

Jan 22, 2021
Jan 23, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Palmer Station

Try after sunset.

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

Fri, Jan 22 ↓11:11 pm

Jan 22, 2021
Jan 23, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Palmer Station

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Jupiter is just 5 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Fri, Jan 22 ↓11:00 pm

Jan 22, 2021
Jan 23, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Palmer Station

Try after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe. You may need binoculars.

Fri, Jan 22 ↓11:29 pm

Jan 22, 2021
Jan 23, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Palmer Station

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.

Fri, Jan 22 ↓11:18 pm

Jan 22, 2021
Jan 23, 2021

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Planets Visible in Palmer Station

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Jan 23, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 6:17 amFri 11:02 pmFri 2:42 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 2:06 amSat 10:41 pmSat 12:25 pmFairly good visibility
MarsFri 3:41 pmFri 11:11 pmFri 7:26 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterFri 4:36 amFri 11:00 pmFri 1:48 pmDifficult to see
SaturnFri 4:09 amFri 10:57 pmFri 1:33 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
UranusFri 3:19 pmFri 11:29 pmFri 7:24 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 9:37 amFri 11:18 pmFri 4:27 pmExtremely difficult to see