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

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Tue, Mar 19 at 6:46 pm - Wed, Mar 20 at 6:35 am

11 hours, 49 minutes

Visible night of Mar 19 – Mar 20, 2019

Mercury: From Wed 6:09 am

Venus: From Wed 6:21 am

Mars: Until Wed 1:12 am

Jupiter: From Wed 3:57 am

Saturn: From Wed 5:31 am

Uranus: Until Tue 10:20 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Iqaluit, Mar 19 – Mar 20, 2019 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Iqaluit

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 9 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Wed, Mar 20 ↑6:09 am

Mar 19, 2019
Mar 20, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Iqaluit

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, Mar 20 ↑6:21 am

Mar 19, 2019
Mar 20, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Iqaluit

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Mar 20 ↓1:12 am

Mar 19, 2019
Mar 20, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Iqaluit

View before sunrise.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 2 hours before sunrise.

Wed, Mar 20 ↑3:57 am

Mar 19, 2019
Mar 20, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Iqaluit

View before sunrise.

Saturn can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. It is very 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 with as little light pollution as possible.

Wed, Mar 20 ↑5:31 am

Mar 19, 2019
Mar 20, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Iqaluit

View just after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. You may need binoculars.

Tue, Mar 19 ↓10:20 pm

Mar 19, 2019
Mar 20, 2019

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Planets Visible in Iqaluit

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Mar 20, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:09 amWed 5:45 pmWed 11:58 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 6:21 amWed 2:24 pmWed 10:22 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 6:59 amWed 1:12 amTue 4:04 pmAverage visibility
JupiterWed 3:57 amWed 8:34 amWed 6:15 amGreat visibility
SaturnWed 5:31 amWed 10:40 amWed 8:05 amDifficult to see
UranusTue 7:01 amTue 10:20 pmTue 2:40 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 6:40 amWed 5:08 pmWed 11:54 amNot visible