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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Recklinghausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Night Time

13 hours, 40 minutes

Tue, Feb 20 at 5:54 pm – Wed, Feb 21 at 7:34 am

Visible tonight, Feb 20 – Feb 21, 2024

Mercury: Difficult to see
Venus: From Wed 6:40 am
Mars: From Wed 6:46 am
Jupiter: Until Wed 12:17 am
Saturn: Until Tue 6:28 pm
Uranus: Until Wed 1:13 am
Neptune: Until Tue 8:09 pm
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Micro Full Moon on February 24

We’re having a few months of Micro Full Moons and Super New Moons—this is the reason why a solar eclipse on April 8 will be total, not annular.

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Tonight's Sky in Recklinghausen, Feb 20 – Feb 21, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Recklinghausen

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset.

Mercury is just 7 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Feb 20, 2024
Feb 21, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Recklinghausen

Try before sunrise.

Venus rises shortly before sunrise, 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.

Wed, Feb 21 ↑6:40 am

Feb 20, 2024
Feb 21, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Recklinghausen

Try before sunrise.

Mars rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Wed, Feb 21 ↑6:46 am

Feb 20, 2024
Feb 21, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Recklinghausen

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Feb 21 ↓12:17 am

Feb 20, 2024
Feb 21, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Recklinghausen

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Saturn is just 8 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Tue, Feb 20 ↓6:28 pm

Feb 20, 2024
Feb 21, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Recklinghausen

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. You may need binoculars.

Wed, Feb 21 ↓1:13 am

Feb 20, 2024
Feb 21, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Recklinghausen

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset. Bring binoculars (but don't look at the Sun!).

Neptune is just 25 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars, but only use them when sun is down.

Tue, Feb 20 ↓8:09 pm

Feb 20, 2024
Feb 21, 2024

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Planets Visible in Recklinghausen

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Feb 20, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:39 amWed 5:15 pmWed 12:26 pmDifficult to see
VenusWed 6:40 amWed 3:22 pmWed 11:01 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 6:46 amWed 3:20 pmWed 11:03 amVery difficult to see
JupiterTue 9:46 amWed 12:17 amTue 5:01 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 8:02 amTue 6:28 pmTue 1:15 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusTue 10:03 amWed 1:13 amTue 5:38 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 8:30 amTue 8:09 pmTue 2:19 pmExtremely difficult to see