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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Rothera Research Station, Antarctica

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Visible night of Jun 24 – Jun 25, 2024

Mars: ↓ Mon 1:31 pm ↑ Tue 6:22 am
Jupiter: ↓ Mon 1:28 pm ↑ Tue 9:49 am
Saturn: ↓ Mon 1:48 pm ↑ Mon 11:36 pm
Uranus: ↓ Mon 1:19 pm ↑ Tue 8:21 am
Neptune: ↓ Mon 1:38 pm ↑ Tue 1:01 am
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Tonight's Sky in Rothera Research Station, Jun 24 – Jun 25, 2024 (5 planets visible)

Mars rise and set in Rothera Research Station

Up some of the night.

Mars is visible more than 7 hours during the polar night. It is quite close to the horizon, making it fainter because the light has to cover a larger distance when traveling through the Earth's atmosphere. Make sure to get an unobstructed view.

Mon, Jun 24 ↓1:31 pm
Tue, Jun 25 ↑6:22 am

Jun 24, 2024
Jun 25, 2024

Mars

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Jupiter rise and set in Rothera Research Station

Up some of the night.

Jupiter is visible more than 3 hours during the polar night.

Mon, Jun 24 ↓1:28 pm
Tue, Jun 25 ↑9:49 am

Jun 24, 2024
Jun 25, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Rothera Research Station

Up some of the night.

Saturn is visible more than 14 hours during the polar night.

Mon, Jun 24 ↓1:48 pm
Mon, Jun 24 ↑11:36 pm

Jun 24, 2024
Jun 25, 2024

Saturn

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Uranus rise and set in Rothera Research Station

Up some of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is visible more than 4 hours during the polar night. It is very close to the horizon, making it fainter because the light has to cover a larger distance when traveling through the Earth's atmosphere. Make sure to get an unobstructed view with as little light pollution as possible. You may need binoculars.

Mon, Jun 24 ↓1:19 pm
Tue, Jun 25 ↑8:21 am

Jun 24, 2024
Jun 25, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Rothera Research Station

Up some of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible more than 12 hours during the polar night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Mon, Jun 24 ↓1:38 pm
Tue, Jun 25 ↑1:01 am

Jun 24, 2024
Jun 25, 2024

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Planets Visible in Rothera Research Station

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Jun 25, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryDown all dayMon 2:27 pmDown all night, not visible
VenusDown all dayMon 1:59 pmDown all night, not visible
MarsMon 6:20 amMon 1:31 pmMon 9:56 amAverage visibility
JupiterMon 9:51 amMon 1:28 pmMon 11:39 amGreat visibility
SaturnSun 11:40 pmMon 1:48 pmMon 6:44 amFairly good visibility
UranusMon 8:25 amMon 1:19 pmMon 10:52 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneMon 1:05 amMon 1:38 pmMon 7:21 amDifficult to see