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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Palmer Station, Antarctica

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Tue, Apr 23 at 5:29 pm - Wed, Apr 24 at 9:01 am

15 hours, 32 minutes

Visible night of Apr 23 – Apr 24, 2019

Mercury: ↓ Tue 5:43 pm ↑ Wed 5:52 am

Venus: ↓ Tue 5:31 pm ↑ Wed 5:24 am

Mars: Until Tue 5:46 pm

Jupiter: From Tue 6:20 pm

Saturn: From Tue 8:40 pm

Uranus: ↓ Tue 5:31 pm ↑ Wed 8:50 am

Neptune: From Wed 3:30 am

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Tonight's Sky in Palmer Station, Apr 23 – Apr 24, 2019 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Palmer Station

View just before sunrise.

Mercury is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Tue, Apr 23 ↓5:43 pm
Wed, Apr 24 ↑5:52 am

Apr 23, 2019
Apr 24, 2019

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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.

Tue, Apr 23 ↓5:31 pm
Wed, Apr 24 ↑5:24 am

Apr 23, 2019
Apr 24, 2019

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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.

Tue, Apr 23 ↓5:46 pm

Apr 23, 2019
Apr 24, 2019

Mars

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Jupiter rise and set in Palmer Station

View in the early morning.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 14 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Tue, Apr 23 ↑6:20 pm

Apr 23, 2019
Apr 24, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Palmer Station

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 12 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Tue, Apr 23 ↑8:40 pm

Apr 23, 2019
Apr 24, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Palmer Station

View before sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Very faint, use binoculars.

Wed, Apr 24 ↑3:30 am

Apr 23, 2019
Apr 24, 2019

Neptune

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Planets Visible in Palmer Station

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Apr 24, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:46 amTue 5:43 pmTue 11:46 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 5:19 amTue 5:31 pmTue 11:26 amFairly good visibility
MarsTue 2:26 pmTue 5:46 pmTue 4:06 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterTue 6:20 pmWed 3:03 pmWed 4:42 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 8:40 pmWed 4:31 pmWed 6:36 amPerfect visibility
UranusTue 8:53 amTue 5:31 pmTue 1:12 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
NeptuneWed 3:30 amWed 5:17 pmWed 10:23 amVery difficult to see