Visible tonight, Dec 5 – Dec 6, 2023
|Venus:||↑ Wed 8:34 am||↓ Wed 10:55 am|
|Uranus:||Fairly good visibility|
|Neptune:||↑ Tue 2:29 pm||↓ Wed 12:28 am|
Third Quarter Moon 50.137% Illuminated on Dec 5
First and Third Quarter Moons are often referred to as Half Moons—but they’re always a fraction more than 50% lit up.
Tonight's Sky in Eureka, Dec 5 – Dec 6, 2023 (4 planets visible)
Venus rise and set in Eureka
Up some of the night.
Venus is visible more than 2 hours during the polar night. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.
Wed, Dec 6 ↑8:34 am
Wed, Dec 6 ↓10:55 am
Jupiter rise and set in Eureka
Up all night.
Jupiter is up all of the polar night.
Uranus rise and set in Eureka
Up all night. Bring binoculars.
Uranus is up all of the polar night. You may need binoculars.
Neptune rise and set in Eureka
Up some of the night. Use binoculars.
Neptune is visible more than 9 hours during the polar night. 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. Very faint, use binoculars.
Tue, Dec 5 ↑2:29 pm
Wed, Dec 6 ↓12:28 am
Planets Visible in Eureka
|Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Dec 5, 2023|
|Mercury||Down all day||Tue 2:06 pm||Down all night, not visible|
|Venus||Wed 8:34 am||Wed 10:54 am||Wed 9:46 am||Perfect visibility|
|Mars||Down all day||Tue 12:11 pm||Down all night, not visible|
|Jupiter||Up all day||Tue 10:04 pm||Perfect visibility|
|Saturn||Down all day||Tue 6:01 pm||Down all night, not visible|
|Uranus||Up all day||Tue 10:56 pm||Fairly good visibility|
|Neptune||Tue 2:29 pm||Wed 12:28 am||Tue 7:28 pm||Very difficult to see|