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

Night Time

5 hours, 13 minutes

Wed, Feb 1 at 11:10 pm – Thu, Feb 2 at 4:23 am

Visible tonight, Feb 1 – Feb 2, 2023

Mercury: ↓ Wed 11:32 pm ↑ Thu 12:32 am
Venus: Until Wed 11:12 pm
Jupiter: Slightly difficult to see
Saturn: Until Wed 11:15 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Rothera Research Station, Feb 1 – Feb 2, 2023 (4 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Rothera Research 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.

Wed, Feb 1 ↓11:32 pm
Thu, Feb 2 ↑12:32 am

Feb 1, 2023
Feb 2, 2023

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Venus rise and set in Rothera Research Station

Try after sunset.

Venus sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Wed, Feb 1 ↓11:12 pm

Feb 1, 2023
Feb 2, 2023

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Jupiter rise and set in Rothera Research Station

Try at night.

Can only be seen shortly, if at all, it is very close to the horizon.

Feb 1, 2023
Feb 2, 2023

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Saturn rise and set in Rothera Research Station

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset.

Saturn is just 14 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Wed, Feb 1 ↓11:15 pm

Feb 1, 2023
Feb 2, 2023

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Planets Visible in Rothera Research Station

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Feb 1, 2023
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 12:33 amWed 11:32 pmWed 12:02 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 7:29 amWed 11:12 pmWed 3:23 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsDown all dayWed 9:18 pmDown all night, not visible
JupiterThu 11:15 amThu 10:57 pmThu 5:06 pmSlightly difficult to see
SaturnWed 6:04 amWed 11:15 pmWed 2:40 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusThu 4:19 pmThu 10:43 pmThu 7:31 pmNot visible
NeptuneThu 9:40 amThu 11:00 pmThu 4:20 pmNot visible