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

Night Time

Wed, Sep 23 at 7:34 pm - Thu, Sep 24 at 7:04 am

11 hours, 29 minutes

Visible night of Sep 23 – Sep 24, 2020

Mercury: ↓ Wed 11:03 pm ↑ Thu 6:32 am
Venus: Slightly difficult to see
Mars: From Wed 10:00 pm
Jupiter: Perfect visibility
Saturn: Perfect visibility
Uranus: From Thu 12:16 am
Neptune: Slightly difficult to see
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Tonight's Sky in San Martín Base, Sep 23 – Sep 24, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in San Martín Base

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.

Wed, Sep 23 ↓11:03 pm
Thu, Sep 24 ↑6:32 am

Sep 23, 2020
Sep 24, 2020

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Venus 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. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sep 23, 2020
Sep 24, 2020

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Mars rise and set in San Martín Base

Most of the night until sunrise.

Mars is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise.

Wed, Sep 23 ↑10:00 pm

Sep 23, 2020
Sep 24, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in San Martín Base

View in the early morning.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 11 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sep 23, 2020
Sep 24, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in San Martín Base

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 11 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sep 23, 2020
Sep 24, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in San Martín Base

Most of the night until sunrise. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. 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. You may need binoculars.

Thu, Sep 24 ↑12:16 am

Sep 23, 2020
Sep 24, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in San Martín Base

Up most of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sep 23, 2020
Sep 24, 2020

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Planets Visible in San Martín Base

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Sep 24, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:38 amWed 11:03 pmWed 2:48 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 7:17 amThu 2:11 pmThu 10:44 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 10:00 pmThu 7:57 amThu 2:58 amPerfect visibility
JupiterUp all dayWed 8:31 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnUp all dayWed 9:04 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 12:16 amThu 7:13 amThu 3:45 amSlightly difficult to see
NeptuneWed 5:38 pmThu 7:35 amThu 12:36 amSlightly difficult to see