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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

Night Time

Sat, Jul 11 at 11:19 pm - Sun, Jul 12 at 4:52 am

5 hours, 33 minutes

Visible night of Jul 11 – Jul 12, 2020

Mercury: From Sun 4:22 am

Venus: From Sun 2:51 am

Mars: From Sun 1:07 am

Jupiter: Perfect visibility

Saturn: From Sat 11:24 pm

Uranus: From Sun 1:14 am

Neptune: From Sun 12:34 am

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Tonight's Sky in Whitehorse, Jul 11 – Jul 12, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Whitehorse

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunrise and sunset only.

Mercury is just 15 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sun, Jul 12 ↑4:22 am

Jul 11, 2020
Jul 12, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Whitehorse

View before sunrise.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, Jul 12 ↑2:51 am

Jul 11, 2020
Jul 12, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Whitehorse

View before sunrise.

Mars can be seen for more than 3 hours before sunrise.

Sun, Jul 12 ↑1:07 am

Jul 11, 2020
Jul 12, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Whitehorse

Up almost all night.

Jupiter is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun in the sky, and is, therefore, visible most of the night. This is the best time of the year to view the planet.

Jul 11, 2020
Jul 12, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Whitehorse

Up most of the night.

Saturn is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. It is quite close to the horizon, making it fainter because the light has to cover a larger distance when traveling through the Earth's atmosphere. Make sure to get an unobstructed view.

Sat, Jul 11 ↑11:24 pm

Jul 11, 2020
Jul 12, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Whitehorse

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.

Sun, Jul 12 ↑1:14 am

Jul 11, 2020
Jul 12, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Whitehorse

View in the early morning. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 4 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Jul 12 ↑12:34 am

Jul 11, 2020
Jul 12, 2020

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Planets Visible in Whitehorse

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Jul 12, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 4:22 amSun 9:35 pmSun 12:58 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 2:51 amSun 7:36 pmSun 11:13 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 1:07 amSun 1:18 pmSun 7:12 amGood visibility
JupiterSat 11:11 pmSun 5:18 amSun 2:15 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 11:24 pmSun 6:01 amSun 2:43 amPerfect visibility
UranusSun 1:14 amSun 5:01 pmSun 9:08 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 12:34 amSun 11:35 amSun 6:04 amDifficult to see