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

Night Time

Tue, Oct 22 at 6:00 pm - Wed, Oct 23 at 8:45 am

14 hours, 45 minutes

Visible night of Oct 22 – Oct 23, 2019

Mercury: Difficult to see

Venus: Until Tue 6:16 pm

Mars: From Wed 6:45 am

Jupiter: Until Tue 7:28 pm

Saturn: Until Tue 9:15 pm

Uranus: Average visibility

Neptune: Until Wed 3:57 am

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Tonight's Sky in Yellowknife, Oct 22 – Oct 23, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Yellowknife

Try at night.

Can only be seen shortly, if at all, it is very close to the horizon.

Oct 22, 2019
Oct 23, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Yellowknife

Try after sunset.

Venus sets shortly after sunset, 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.

Tue, Oct 22 ↓6:16 pm

Oct 22, 2019
Oct 23, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Yellowknife

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

Mars is just 17 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Wed, Oct 23 ↑6:45 am

Oct 22, 2019
Oct 23, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Yellowknife

View after sunset.

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

Tue, Oct 22 ↓7:28 pm

Oct 22, 2019
Oct 23, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Yellowknife

View after sunset.

Saturn 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.

Tue, Oct 22 ↓9:15 pm

Oct 22, 2019
Oct 23, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Yellowknife

Up most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. You may need binoculars.

Oct 22, 2019
Oct 23, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Yellowknife

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 9 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Wed, Oct 23 ↓3:57 am

Oct 22, 2019
Oct 23, 2019

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Planets Visible in Yellowknife

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Oct 23, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 12:05 pmWed 5:41 pmWed 2:53 pmDifficult to see
VenusTue 10:50 amTue 6:16 pmTue 2:34 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 6:45 amWed 5:49 pmWed 12:17 pmDifficult to see
JupiterTue 2:25 pmTue 7:28 pmTue 4:56 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 3:59 pmTue 9:15 pmTue 6:37 pmDifficult to see
UranusTue 5:56 pmWed 9:28 amWed 1:42 amAverage visibility
NeptuneTue 5:28 pmWed 3:57 amTue 10:43 pmDifficult to see