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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Farafenni, Gambia

Night Time

12 hours, 39 minutes

Wed, Dec 7 at 6:34 pm – Thu, Dec 8 at 7:13 am

Visible tonight, Dec 7 – Dec 8, 2022

Mercury: Until Wed 7:37 pm
Venus: Until Wed 7:21 pm
Mars: Perfect visibility
Jupiter: Until Thu 1:54 am
Saturn: Until Wed 11:14 pm
Uranus: Until Thu 5:06 am
Neptune: Until Thu 1:28 am
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Tonight's Sky in Farafenni, Dec 7 – Dec 8, 2022 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Farafenni

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset.

Mercury is just 16 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Wed, Dec 7 ↓7:37 pm

Dec 7, 2022
Dec 8, 2022

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Venus rise and set in Farafenni

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset.

Venus is just 11 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Wed, Dec 7 ↓7:21 pm

Dec 7, 2022
Dec 8, 2022

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Mars rise and set in Farafenni

Up almost all night.

Mars 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.

Dec 7, 2022
Dec 8, 2022

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Jupiter rise and set in Farafenni

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Thu, Dec 8 ↓1:54 am

Dec 7, 2022
Dec 8, 2022

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Saturn rise and set in Farafenni

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Dec 7 ↓11:14 pm

Dec 7, 2022
Dec 8, 2022

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Uranus rise and set in Farafenni

After sunset and most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. You may need binoculars.

Thu, Dec 8 ↓5:06 am

Dec 7, 2022
Dec 8, 2022

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Neptune rise and set in Farafenni

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 6 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Thu, Dec 8 ↓1:28 am

Dec 7, 2022
Dec 8, 2022

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Planets Visible in Farafenni

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Dec 7, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 8:24 amWed 7:37 pmWed 2:01 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 8:04 amWed 7:21 pmWed 1:42 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 6:27 pmThu 7:21 amThu 12:54 amPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 1:55 pmThu 1:54 amWed 7:55 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 11:43 amWed 11:14 pmWed 5:29 pmAverage visibility
UranusWed 4:31 pmThu 5:06 amWed 10:49 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 1:33 pmThu 1:28 amWed 7:31 pmDifficult to see