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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Arica, Chile

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Wed, Oct 21 at 7:44 pm - Thu, Oct 22 at 7:06 am

11 hours, 22 minutes

Visible night of Oct 21 – Oct 22, 2020

Mercury: Until Wed 8:19 pm
Venus: From Thu 5:16 am
Mars: Until Thu 6:43 am
Jupiter: Until Thu 1:37 am
Saturn: Until Thu 2:00 am
Uranus: From Wed 8:21 pm
Neptune: Until Thu 5:05 am
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Tonight's Sky in Arica, Oct 21 – Oct 22, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Arica

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 9 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Wed, Oct 21 ↓8:19 pm

Oct 21, 2020
Oct 22, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Arica

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.

Thu, Oct 22 ↑5:16 am

Oct 21, 2020
Oct 22, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Arica

Up most of the night.

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

Thu, Oct 22 ↓6:43 am

Oct 21, 2020
Oct 22, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Arica

View after sunset.

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

Thu, Oct 22 ↓1:37 am

Oct 21, 2020
Oct 22, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Arica

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 6 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Thu, Oct 22 ↓2:00 am

Oct 21, 2020
Oct 22, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Arica

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.

Wed, Oct 21 ↑8:21 pm

Oct 21, 2020
Oct 22, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Arica

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.

Thu, Oct 22 ↓5:05 am

Oct 21, 2020
Oct 22, 2020

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Planets Visible in Arica

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Oct 22, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:34 amWed 8:19 pmWed 1:57 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 5:16 amThu 5:10 pmThu 11:13 amGood visibility
MarsWed 6:55 pmThu 6:43 amThu 12:49 amPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 12:30 pmThu 1:37 amWed 7:03 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 12:57 pmThu 2:00 amWed 7:29 pmPerfect visibility
UranusWed 8:21 pmThu 7:46 amThu 2:04 amAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 4:48 pmThu 5:05 amWed 10:57 pmDifficult to see