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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

Night Time

8 hours, 25 minutes

Tue, Jul 23 at 9:16 pm – Wed, Jul 24 at 5:41 am

Visible tonight, Jul 23 – Jul 24, 2024

Mercury: Until Tue 10:10 pm
Venus: Until Tue 9:59 pm
Mars: From Wed 1:27 am
Jupiter: From Wed 2:01 am
Saturn: From Tue 11:02 pm
Uranus: From Wed 1:08 am
Neptune: From Tue 11:16 pm
Location of Medicine HatLocation

Venus Returns as the Evening Star

Starting from around now—depending on the latitude of your town or city—Venus is returning to the western sky after sunset.

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Tonight's Sky in Medicine Hat, Jul 23 – Jul 24, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Medicine Hat

Try after sunset.

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

Tue, Jul 23 ↓10:10 pm

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Jul 24, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Medicine Hat

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.

Tue, Jul 23 ↓9:59 pm

Jul 23, 2024
Jul 24, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Medicine Hat

View before sunrise.

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

Wed, Jul 24 ↑1:27 am

Jul 23, 2024
Jul 24, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Medicine Hat

View before sunrise.

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

Wed, Jul 24 ↑2:01 am

Jul 23, 2024
Jul 24, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Medicine Hat

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Tue, Jul 23 ↑11:02 pm

Jul 23, 2024
Jul 24, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Medicine Hat

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.

Wed, Jul 24 ↑1:08 am

Jul 23, 2024
Jul 24, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Medicine Hat

View in the early morning. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Tue, Jul 23 ↑11:16 pm

Jul 23, 2024
Jul 24, 2024

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Planets Visible in Medicine Hat

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Jul 23, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:17 amTue 10:10 pmTue 3:14 pmDifficult to see
VenusTue 6:51 amTue 9:59 pmTue 2:25 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 1:27 amWed 5:01 pmWed 9:14 amAverage visibility
JupiterWed 2:01 amWed 5:54 pmWed 9:58 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 11:02 pmWed 10:07 amWed 4:34 amGreat visibility
UranusWed 1:08 amWed 4:29 pmWed 8:49 amDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 11:16 pmWed 11:09 amWed 5:13 amDifficult to see