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

Night Time

9 hours, 9 minutes

Sat, Apr 17 at 8:51 pm - Sun, Apr 18 at 6:00 am

Visible tonight, Apr 17 – Apr 18, 2021

Venus: Until Sat 9:23 pm
Mars: Until Sun 3:09 am
Jupiter: From Sun 5:08 am
Saturn: From Sun 4:48 am
Uranus: Until Sat 10:03 pm
Neptune: From Sun 5:37 am
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Tonight's Sky in Fort Smith, Apr 17 – Apr 18, 2021 (6 planets visible)

Venus rise and set in Fort Smith

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Venus is just 6 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sat, Apr 17 ↓9:23 pm

Apr 17, 2021
Apr 18, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Fort Smith

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Apr 18 ↓3:09 am

Apr 17, 2021
Apr 18, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Fort Smith

Try before sunrise.

Jupiter rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Sun, Apr 18 ↑5:08 am

Apr 17, 2021
Apr 18, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Fort Smith

View before sunrise.

Saturn can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. 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.

Sun, Apr 18 ↑4:48 am

Apr 17, 2021
Apr 18, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Fort Smith

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Sat, Apr 17 ↓10:03 pm

Apr 17, 2021
Apr 18, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Fort Smith

Try before sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Apr 18 ↑5:37 am

Apr 17, 2021
Apr 18, 2021

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Planets Visible in Fort Smith

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Apr 17, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:08 amSun 8:49 pmSun 1:26 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusSat 6:19 amSat 9:23 pmSat 1:50 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 7:46 amSun 3:09 amSat 5:27 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSun 5:08 amSun 2:02 pmSun 9:35 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSun 4:48 amSun 12:32 pmSun 8:40 amSlightly difficult to see
UranusSat 6:23 amSat 10:03 pmSat 2:13 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSun 5:37 amSun 4:46 pmSun 11:11 amExtremely difficult to see