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

Night Time

Tue, Oct 20 at 8:32 pm - Wed, Oct 21 at 6:34 am

10 hours, 2 minutes

Visible night of Oct 20 – Oct 21, 2020

Mercury: Until Tue 9:37 pm
Venus: From Wed 5:38 am
Mars: Perfect visibility
Jupiter: Until Wed 3:17 am
Saturn: Until Wed 3:36 am
Uranus: From Tue 9:23 pm
Neptune: Until Wed 5:38 am
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Tonight's Sky in El Calafate, Oct 20 – Oct 21, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in El Calafate

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 11 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Tue, Oct 20 ↓9:37 pm

Oct 20, 2020
Oct 21, 2020

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Venus rise and set in El Calafate

Try before sunrise.

Venus rises shortly before sunrise, 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, Oct 21 ↑5:38 am

Oct 20, 2020
Oct 21, 2020

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Mars rise and set in El Calafate

Up most of the night.

Mars is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night.

Oct 20, 2020
Oct 21, 2020

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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.

Wed, Oct 21 ↓3:17 am

Oct 20, 2020
Oct 21, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in El Calafate

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Wed, Oct 21 ↓3:36 am

Oct 20, 2020
Oct 21, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in El Calafate

Up most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. You may need binoculars.

Tue, Oct 20 ↑9:23 pm

Oct 20, 2020
Oct 21, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in El Calafate

After sunset and most of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. Very faint, use binoculars.

Wed, Oct 21 ↓5:38 am

Oct 20, 2020
Oct 21, 2020

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Planets Visible in El Calafate

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Oct 21, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:45 amTue 9:37 pmTue 2:12 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 5:38 amWed 5:03 pmWed 11:20 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 7:24 pmWed 6:40 amWed 1:02 amPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 11:12 amWed 3:17 amTue 7:15 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 11:45 amWed 3:36 amTue 7:40 pmPerfect visibility
UranusTue 9:23 pmWed 7:08 amWed 2:16 amAverage visibility
NeptuneTue 4:39 pmWed 5:38 amTue 11:08 pmDifficult to see