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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut, Canada (Broughton Island)

Night Time

8 hours, 36 minutes

Fri, Apr 12 at 7:58 pm – Sat, Apr 13 at 4:33 am

Visible tonight, Apr 12 – Apr 13, 2024

Mercury: ↓ Fri 7:58 pm ↑ Sat 4:15 am
Venus: Slightly difficult to see
Jupiter: Until Fri 11:20 pm
Uranus: ↓ Fri 11:40 pm ↑ Sat 4:29 am
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Tonight's Sky in Qikiqtarjuaq, Apr 12 – Apr 13, 2024 (4 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Qikiqtarjuaq

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 2 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Fri, Apr 12 ↓7:58 pm
Sat, Apr 13 ↑4:15 am

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Qikiqtarjuaq

Try at night.

Can only be seen shortly, if at all, it is very close to the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Qikiqtarjuaq

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.

Fri, Apr 12 ↓11:20 pm

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Qikiqtarjuaq

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

Uranus is just 28 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.

Fri, Apr 12 ↓11:40 pm
Sat, Apr 13 ↑4:29 am

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Planets Visible in Qikiqtarjuaq

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Apr 12, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 4:16 amFri 7:58 pmFri 12:08 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSat 4:55 amSat 6:02 pmSat 11:27 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 4:57 amSat 3:04 pmSat 10:00 amNot visible
JupiterFri 4:42 amFri 11:20 pmFri 2:01 pmAverage visibility
SaturnSat 5:03 amSat 2:45 pmSat 9:54 amNot visible
UranusFri 4:33 amFri 11:40 pmFri 2:06 pmVery difficult to see
NeptuneSat 4:55 amSat 4:30 pmSat 10:42 amNot visible