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

Night Time

4 hours, 2 minutes

Thu, Jun 17 at 11:37 pm - Fri, Jun 18 at 3:39 am

Visible night of Jun 17 – Jun 18, 2021

Venus: Until Fri 1:09 am
Mars: Until Fri 1:28 am
Jupiter: From Fri 1:35 am
Saturn: From Fri 1:16 am
Uranus: From Fri 2:20 am
Neptune: From Fri 1:50 am
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Tonight's Sky in Yellowknife, Jun 17 – Jun 18, 2021 (6 planets visible)

Venus rise and set in Yellowknife

View just after sunset.

Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Fri, Jun 18 ↓1:09 am

Jun 17, 2021
Jun 18, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Yellowknife

View after sunset.

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

Fri, Jun 18 ↓1:28 am

Jun 17, 2021
Jun 18, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Yellowknife

View before sunrise.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 2 hours before sunrise.

Fri, Jun 18 ↑1:35 am

Jun 17, 2021
Jun 18, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Yellowknife

View before sunrise.

Saturn can be seen for more than 2 hours before 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.

Fri, Jun 18 ↑1:16 am

Jun 17, 2021
Jun 18, 2021

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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.

Fri, Jun 18 ↑2:20 am

Jun 17, 2021
Jun 18, 2021

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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.

Fri, Jun 18 ↑1:50 am

Jun 17, 2021
Jun 18, 2021

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Planets Visible in Yellowknife

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Jun 18, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 4:08 amFri 9:36 pmFri 12:52 pmNot visible
VenusThu 5:15 amFri 1:09 amThu 3:13 pmFairly good visibility
MarsThu 7:06 amFri 1:28 amThu 4:18 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterFri 1:35 amFri 10:39 amFri 6:07 amGreat visibility
SaturnFri 1:16 amFri 8:28 amFri 4:52 amFairly good visibility
UranusFri 2:20 amFri 6:45 pmFri 10:32 amDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 1:50 amFri 1:01 pmFri 7:26 amExtremely difficult to see