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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in El Calafate, Santa Cruz, Argentina

Night Time

7 hours, 47 minutes

Sun, Dec 5 at 9:46 pm - Mon, Dec 6 at 5:33 am

Visible tonight, Dec 5 – Dec 6, 2021

Mercury: Until Sun 10:12 pm
Venus: Until Mon 12:43 am
Mars: From Mon 4:37 am
Jupiter: Until Mon 1:55 am
Saturn: Until Mon 1:17 am
Uranus: Until Mon 4:13 am
Neptune: Until Mon 2:41 am
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Tonight's Sky in El Calafate, Dec 5 – Dec 6, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in El Calafate

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 4 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sun, Dec 5 ↓10:12 pm

Dec 5, 2021
Dec 6, 2021

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Venus rise and set in El Calafate

View after sunset.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Mon, Dec 6 ↓12:43 am

Dec 5, 2021
Dec 6, 2021

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Mars rise and set in El Calafate

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunrise and sunset only.

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

Mon, Dec 6 ↑4:37 am

Dec 5, 2021
Dec 6, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in El Calafate

View after sunset.

Jupiter can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades.

Mon, Dec 6 ↓1:55 am

Dec 5, 2021
Dec 6, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in El Calafate

View after sunset.

Saturn can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades.

Mon, Dec 6 ↓1:17 am

Dec 5, 2021
Dec 6, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in El Calafate

After sunset and most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. You may need binoculars.

Mon, Dec 6 ↓4:13 am

Dec 5, 2021
Dec 6, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in El Calafate

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 4 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Mon, Dec 6 ↓2:41 am

Dec 5, 2021
Dec 6, 2021

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Planets Visible in El Calafate

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Dec 5, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:38 amSun 10:12 pmSun 1:54 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 8:17 amMon 12:43 amSun 4:31 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 4:37 amMon 8:00 pmMon 12:18 pmDifficult to see
JupiterSun 11:32 amMon 1:55 amSun 6:44 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 9:58 amMon 1:17 amSun 5:37 pmAverage visibility
UranusSun 6:37 pmMon 4:13 amSun 11:25 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 1:49 pmMon 2:41 amSun 8:15 pmDifficult to see