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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in La Serena, Chile

Night Time

13 hours, 22 minutes

Wed, Jul 28 at 6:10 pm - Thu, Jul 29 at 7:32 am

Visible tonight, Jul 28 – Jul 29, 2021

Mercury: From Thu 7:26 am
Venus: Until Wed 8:39 pm
Mars: Until Wed 7:58 pm
Jupiter: From Wed 7:55 pm
Saturn: From Wed 6:23 pm
Uranus: From Thu 1:40 am
Neptune: From Wed 9:41 pm
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Tonight's Sky in La Serena, Jul 28 – Jul 29, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in La Serena

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

Mercury is just 5 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Thu, Jul 29 ↑7:26 am

Jul 28, 2021
Jul 29, 2021

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Venus rise and set in La Serena

View after sunset.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Wed, Jul 28 ↓8:39 pm

Jul 28, 2021
Jul 29, 2021

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Mars rise and set in La Serena

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mars is just 23 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Wed, Jul 28 ↓7:58 pm

Jul 28, 2021
Jul 29, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in La Serena

Most of the night until sunrise.

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

Wed, Jul 28 ↑7:55 pm

Jul 28, 2021
Jul 29, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in La Serena

Up almost all night.

Saturn 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.

Wed, Jul 28 ↑6:23 pm

Jul 28, 2021
Jul 29, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in La Serena

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.

Thu, Jul 29 ↑1:40 am

Jul 28, 2021
Jul 29, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in La Serena

View in the early morning. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 9 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Wed, Jul 28 ↑9:41 pm

Jul 28, 2021
Jul 29, 2021

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Planets Visible in La Serena

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jul 28, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:26 amThu 5:52 pmThu 12:39 pmDifficult to see
VenusWed 9:19 amWed 8:39 pmWed 2:59 pmGood visibility
MarsWed 8:53 amWed 7:58 pmWed 2:25 pmDifficult to see
JupiterWed 7:55 pmThu 8:57 amThu 2:26 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 6:23 pmThu 7:54 amThu 1:09 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 1:40 amThu 12:29 pmThu 7:04 amDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 9:41 pmThu 10:02 amThu 3:51 amDifficult to see