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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Parksville, British Columbia, Canada

Night Time

8 hours, 17 minutes

Thu, May 23 at 9:05 pm – Fri, May 24 at 5:22 am

Visible night of May 23 – May 24, 2024

Mercury: From Fri 4:43 am
Venus: From Fri 5:18 am
Mars: From Fri 3:44 am
Jupiter: From Fri 5:16 am
Saturn: From Fri 2:53 am
Uranus: From Fri 4:57 am
Neptune: From Fri 3:10 am
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Tonight's Sky in Parksville, May 23 – May 24, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Parksville

Try before sunrise.

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

Fri, May 24 ↑4:43 am

May 23, 2024
May 24, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Parksville

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset.

Venus is just 3 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Fri, May 24 ↑5:18 am

May 23, 2024
May 24, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Parksville

View before sunrise.

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

Fri, May 24 ↑3:44 am

May 23, 2024
May 24, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Parksville

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Jupiter is just 4 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Fri, May 24 ↑5:16 am

May 23, 2024
May 24, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Parksville

View before sunrise.

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

Fri, May 24 ↑2:53 am

May 23, 2024
May 24, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Parksville

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Fri, May 24 ↑4:57 am

May 23, 2024
May 24, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Parksville

View before sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Very faint, use binoculars.

Fri, May 24 ↑3:10 am

May 23, 2024
May 24, 2024

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Planets Visible in Parksville

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, May 24, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 4:43 amFri 7:00 pmFri 11:50 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 5:18 amFri 8:47 pmFri 1:02 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 3:44 amFri 4:47 pmFri 10:15 amAverage visibility
JupiterFri 5:16 amFri 8:36 pmFri 12:56 pmVery difficult to see
SaturnFri 2:53 amFri 1:59 pmFri 8:26 amAverage visibility
UranusFri 4:57 amFri 8:05 pmFri 12:31 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 3:10 amFri 3:02 pmFri 9:06 amVery difficult to see