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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada (Frobisher Bay)

Night Time

5 hours, 20 minutes

Fri, Jul 23 at 10:00 pm - Sat, Jul 24 at 3:21 am

Visible night of Jul 23 – Jul 24, 2021

Mercury: From Sat 2:02 am
Venus: Until Fri 10:33 pm
Mars: Until Fri 10:27 pm
Jupiter: From Fri 10:17 pm
Saturn: Perfect visibility
Uranus: From Fri 10:47 pm
Neptune: From Fri 10:28 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Iqaluit, Jul 23 – Jul 24, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Iqaluit

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

Mercury is just 10 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sat, Jul 24 ↑2:02 am

Jul 23, 2021
Jul 24, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Iqaluit

Try after sunset.

Venus sets shortly after sunset, 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.

Fri, Jul 23 ↓10:33 pm

Jul 23, 2021
Jul 24, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Iqaluit

Try after sunset.

Mars sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Fri, Jul 23 ↓10:27 pm

Jul 23, 2021
Jul 24, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Iqaluit

Most of the night until sunrise.

Jupiter is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise.

Fri, Jul 23 ↑10:17 pm

Jul 23, 2021
Jul 24, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Iqaluit

Up most of the night.

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

Jul 23, 2021
Jul 24, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Iqaluit

View before sunrise. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. You may need binoculars.

Fri, Jul 23 ↑10:47 pm

Jul 23, 2021
Jul 24, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Iqaluit

View in the early morning. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 4 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Fri, Jul 23 ↑10:28 pm

Jul 23, 2021
Jul 24, 2021

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Planets Visible in Iqaluit

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Jul 24, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 2:02 amSat 10:01 pmSat 12:03 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 6:54 amFri 10:33 pmFri 2:45 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 6:16 amFri 10:27 pmFri 2:22 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterFri 10:17 pmSat 6:56 amSat 2:36 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 10:00 pmSat 4:38 amSat 1:19 amPerfect visibility
UranusFri 10:47 pmSat 3:38 pmSat 7:13 amDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 10:28 pmSat 9:33 amSat 4:00 amDifficult to see