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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in La Ronge, Saskatchewan, Canada

Night Time

9 hours, 38 minutes

Wed, Apr 17 at 8:11 pm – Thu, Apr 18 at 5:48 am

Visible tonight, Apr 17 – Apr 18, 2024

Mercury: From Thu 5:30 am
Venus: From Thu 5:42 am
Mars: From Thu 5:04 am
Jupiter: Until Wed 10:20 pm
Saturn: From Thu 5:00 am
Uranus: Until Wed 10:26 pm
Neptune: From Thu 5:15 am
Location of La RongeLocation

April 21: Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks at Perihelion (Closest Point to Sun)

At most latitudes, you might be able to catch the faint comet this week after sunset, as the sky becomes dark. Find 12P/Pons-Brooks in our Night Sky Map. (The size and brightness of the comet has been exaggerated to show its position more clearly.)

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Tonight's Sky in La Ronge, Apr 17 – Apr 18, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in La Ronge

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Thu, Apr 18 ↑5:30 am

Apr 17, 2024
Apr 18, 2024

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Venus rise and set in La Ronge

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.

Thu, Apr 18 ↑5:42 am

Apr 17, 2024
Apr 18, 2024

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Mars rise and set in La Ronge

Try before sunrise.

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

Thu, Apr 18 ↑5:04 am

Apr 17, 2024
Apr 18, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in La Ronge

View just after sunset.

Jupiter is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Wed, Apr 17 ↓10:20 pm

Apr 17, 2024
Apr 18, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in La Ronge

Try before sunrise.

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

Thu, Apr 18 ↑5:00 am

Apr 17, 2024
Apr 18, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in La Ronge

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset. Bring binoculars (but don't look at the Sun!).

Uranus is just 23 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars, but only use them when sun is down.

Wed, Apr 17 ↓10:26 pm

Apr 17, 2024
Apr 18, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in La Ronge

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset. Bring binoculars (but don't look at the Sun!).

Neptune is just 30 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars, but only use them when sun is down.

Thu, Apr 18 ↑5:15 am

Apr 17, 2024
Apr 18, 2024

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Planets Visible in La Ronge

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Apr 17, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:30 amThu 7:01 pmThu 12:16 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 5:42 amThu 6:51 pmThu 12:15 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 5:04 amThu 4:16 pmThu 10:40 amVery difficult to see
JupiterWed 6:41 amWed 10:20 pmWed 2:30 pmAverage visibility
SaturnThu 5:00 amThu 3:42 pmThu 10:21 amDifficult to see
UranusWed 6:38 amWed 10:26 pmWed 2:32 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 5:15 amThu 5:01 pmThu 11:08 amExtremely difficult to see