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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Palmer Station, Antarctica

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Tue, Oct 15 at 8:25 pm - Wed, Oct 16 at 5:36 am

9 hours, 11 minutes

Visible tonight, Oct 15 – Oct 16, 2019

Mercury: ↓ Tue 11:53 pm ↑ Wed 5:10 am

Venus: Until Tue 10:22 pm

Jupiter: Until Wed 3:25 am

Saturn: Until Wed 4:59 am

Uranus: From Tue 9:39 pm

Neptune: Difficult to see

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Tonight's Sky in Palmer Station, Oct 15 – Oct 16, 2019 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Palmer Station

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.

Tue, Oct 15 ↓11:53 pm
Wed, Oct 16 ↑5:10 am

Oct 15, 2019
Oct 16, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Palmer Station

View just after sunset.

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

Tue, Oct 15 ↓10:22 pm

Oct 15, 2019
Oct 16, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Palmer Station

View after sunset.

Jupiter can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades.

Wed, Oct 16 ↓3:25 am

Oct 15, 2019
Oct 16, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Palmer Station

View after sunset.

Saturn can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades.

Wed, Oct 16 ↓4:59 am

Oct 15, 2019
Oct 16, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Palmer Station

Up most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. You may need binoculars.

Tue, Oct 15 ↑9:39 pm

Oct 15, 2019
Oct 16, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Palmer Station

Most of the night until sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Oct 15, 2019
Oct 16, 2019

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Planets Visible in Palmer Station

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Oct 15, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:15 amTue 11:53 pmTue 2:31 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 5:52 amTue 10:22 pmTue 2:06 pmFairly good visibility
MarsWed 5:43 amWed 6:33 pmWed 12:07 pmNot visible
JupiterTue 6:32 amWed 3:25 amTue 4:58 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 8:25 amWed 4:59 amTue 6:42 pmAverage visibility
UranusTue 9:39 pmWed 6:01 amWed 1:50 amAverage visibility
NeptuneTue 3:51 pmWed 5:49 amTue 10:50 pmDifficult to see