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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in San Martín Base, Antarctica

Night Time

8 hours, 44 minutes

Mon, Feb 26 at 9:19 pm – Tue, Feb 27 at 6:04 am

Visible tonight, Feb 26 – Feb 27, 2024

Mercury: ↓ Mon 9:40 pm ↑ Tue 5:43 am
Venus: ↓ Mon 9:42 pm ↑ Tue 2:27 am
Mars: ↓ Mon 9:56 pm ↑ Tue 1:57 am
Jupiter: Slightly difficult to see
Saturn: ↓ Mon 9:35 pm ↑ Tue 6:03 am
Neptune: Until Mon 9:23 pm
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Tonight's Sky in San Martín Base, Feb 26 – Feb 27, 2024 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in San Martín Base

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 2 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Mon, Feb 26 ↓9:40 pm
Tue, Feb 27 ↑5:43 am

Feb 26, 2024
Feb 27, 2024

Mercury

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Venus rise and set in San Martín Base

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.

Mon, Feb 26 ↓9:42 pm
Tue, Feb 27 ↑2:27 am

Feb 26, 2024
Feb 27, 2024

Venus

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Mars rise and set in San Martín Base

View just before sunrise.

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

Mon, Feb 26 ↓9:56 pm
Tue, Feb 27 ↑1:57 am

Feb 26, 2024
Feb 27, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in San Martín Base

Try at night.

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

Feb 26, 2024
Feb 27, 2024

Jupiter

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Saturn rise and set in San Martín Base

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Saturn is just 3 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Mon, Feb 26 ↓9:35 pm
Tue, Feb 27 ↑6:03 am

Feb 26, 2024
Feb 27, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in San Martín Base

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Neptune is just 19 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Mon, Feb 26 ↓9:23 pm

Feb 26, 2024
Feb 27, 2024

Neptune

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Planets Visible in San Martín Base

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Feb 26, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:31 amMon 9:40 pmMon 1:38 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusMon 2:20 amMon 9:42 pmMon 12:04 pmFairly good visibility
MarsMon 1:53 amMon 9:56 pmMon 11:56 amSlightly difficult to see
JupiterTue 2:04 pmTue 9:05 pmTue 5:34 pmSlightly difficult to see
SaturnMon 6:06 amMon 9:35 pmMon 1:51 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusTue 3:22 pmTue 8:53 pmTue 6:08 pmNot visible
NeptuneMon 8:23 amMon 9:23 pmMon 2:53 pmExtremely difficult to see