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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Wed, Jun 19 at 11:38 pm - Thu, Jun 20 at 3:39 am

4 hours, 1 minute

Visible tonight, Jun 19 – Jun 20, 2019

Mercury: Until Thu 1:06 am

Venus: From Thu 3:04 am

Mars: Until Thu 1:05 am

Jupiter: Until Thu 3:33 am

Saturn: From Thu 12:17 am

Uranus: From Thu 2:08 am

Neptune: From Thu 1:41 am

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Tonight's Sky in Yellowknife, Jun 19 – Jun 20, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Yellowknife

View just after sunset.

Mercury is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Thu, Jun 20 ↓1:06 am

Jun 19, 2019
Jun 20, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Yellowknife

Try before sunrise.

Venus rises shortly before sunrise, 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.

Thu, Jun 20 ↑3:04 am

Jun 19, 2019
Jun 20, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Yellowknife

View just after sunset.

Mars is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Thu, Jun 20 ↓1:05 am

Jun 19, 2019
Jun 20, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Yellowknife

Up most of the night.

Jupiter is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night.

Thu, Jun 20 ↓3:33 am

Jun 19, 2019
Jun 20, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Yellowknife

Most of the night until sunrise.

Saturn is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. 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.

Thu, Jun 20 ↑12:17 am

Jun 19, 2019
Jun 20, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Yellowknife

View before sunrise. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. 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. You may need binoculars.

Thu, Jun 20 ↑2:08 am

Jun 19, 2019
Jun 20, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Yellowknife

Hard to see. Use binoculars.

Neptune rises above the horizon for a short period only and remains very low in the sky, so it is unlikely to be visible. Very faint, use binoculars.

Thu, Jun 20 ↑1:41 am

Jun 19, 2019
Jun 20, 2019

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Planets Visible in Yellowknife

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jun 19, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:41 amThu 1:06 amWed 3:26 pmDifficult to see
VenusThu 3:04 amThu 10:06 pmThu 12:34 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 5:40 amThu 1:05 amWed 3:23 pmDifficult to see
JupiterWed 10:14 pmThu 3:33 amThu 12:53 amPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 12:17 amThu 5:51 amThu 3:04 amFairly good visibility
UranusThu 2:08 amThu 5:45 pmThu 9:56 amDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 1:41 amThu 12:26 pmThu 7:03 amExtremely difficult to see