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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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Thu, Sep 19 at 7:17 pm - Fri, Sep 20 at 6:52 am

11 hours, 36 minutes

Visible tonight, Sep 19 – Sep 20, 2019

Mercury: Until Thu 7:36 pm

Venus: Until Thu 7:38 pm

Mars: From Fri 6:15 am

Jupiter: Until Thu 10:05 pm

Saturn: Until Fri 12:02 am

Uranus: From Thu 8:13 pm

Neptune: Until Fri 5:58 am

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Tonight's Sky in Prince George, Sep 19 – Sep 20, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Prince George

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mercury is just 13 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Thu, Sep 19 ↓7:36 pm

Sep 19, 2019
Sep 20, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Prince George

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Venus is just 10 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Thu, Sep 19 ↓7:38 pm

Sep 19, 2019
Sep 20, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Prince George

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mars is just 6 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Fri, Sep 20 ↑6:15 am

Sep 19, 2019
Sep 20, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Prince George

View after sunset.

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

Thu, Sep 19 ↓10:05 pm

Sep 19, 2019
Sep 20, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Prince George

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 4 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Fri, Sep 20 ↓12:02 am

Sep 19, 2019
Sep 20, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Prince George

Most of the night until sunrise. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Thu, Sep 19 ↑8:13 pm

Sep 19, 2019
Sep 20, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Prince George

Up most of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Fri, Sep 20 ↓5:58 am

Sep 19, 2019
Sep 20, 2019

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Planets Visible in Prince George

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Sep 19, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:05 amThu 7:36 pmThu 1:52 pmDifficult to see
VenusThu 7:46 amThu 7:38 pmThu 1:43 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 6:15 amFri 7:10 pmFri 12:43 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterThu 2:33 pmThu 10:05 pmThu 6:19 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 4:30 pmFri 12:02 amThu 8:16 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 8:13 pmFri 10:47 amFri 3:30 amAverage visibility
NeptuneThu 7:00 pmFri 5:58 amFri 12:29 amSlightly difficult to see