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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Wed, Sep 18 at 7:39 pm - Thu, Sep 19 at 7:04 am

11 hours, 25 minutes

Visible night of Sep 18 – Sep 19, 2019

Mercury: Until Wed 7:52 pm

Venus: Until Wed 7:56 pm

Mars: ↓ Wed 7:40 pm ↑ Thu 6:24 am

Jupiter: Until Wed 9:42 pm

Saturn: Until Wed 11:39 pm

Uranus: From Wed 8:12 pm

Neptune: Until Thu 6:11 am

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Tonight's Sky in Fort Smith, Sep 18 – Sep 19, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Fort Smith

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mercury is just 12 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Wed, Sep 18 ↓7:52 pm

Sep 18, 2019
Sep 19, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Fort Smith

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Venus is just 10 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Wed, Sep 18 ↓7:56 pm

Sep 18, 2019
Sep 19, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Fort Smith

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mars is just 6 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Wed, Sep 18 ↓7:40 pm
Thu, Sep 19 ↑6:24 am

Sep 18, 2019
Sep 19, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Fort Smith

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Sep 18 ↓9:42 pm

Sep 18, 2019
Sep 19, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Fort Smith

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 4 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early 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.

Wed, Sep 18 ↓11:39 pm

Sep 18, 2019
Sep 19, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Fort Smith

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 10 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Wed, Sep 18 ↑8:12 pm

Sep 18, 2019
Sep 19, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Fort Smith

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.

Thu, Sep 19 ↓6:11 am

Sep 18, 2019
Sep 19, 2019

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Planets Visible in Fort Smith

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Sep 19, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 8:18 amWed 7:52 pmWed 2:06 pmDifficult to see
VenusWed 8:00 amWed 7:56 pmWed 1:59 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 6:24 amWed 7:40 pmWed 1:03 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterWed 3:35 pmWed 9:42 pmWed 6:39 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 5:34 pmWed 11:39 pmWed 8:37 pmGood visibility
UranusWed 8:12 pmThu 11:29 amThu 3:51 amAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 7:28 pmThu 6:11 amThu 12:50 amSlightly difficult to see