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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland (Scoresbysund)

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All day

Visible tonight, Dec 9 – Dec 10, 2023

Venus: ↓ Sat 1:23 pm ↑ Sun 5:45 am
Jupiter: ↑ Sat 12:50 pm ↓ Sun 6:13 am
Saturn: ↑ Sat 1:57 pm ↓ Sat 9:05 pm
Uranus: ↑ Sat 12:00 noon ↓ Sun 8:49 am
Neptune: ↑ Sat 1:27 pm ↓ Sun 12:27 am
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It’s a Good Year for the Geminids

The Geminid meteor shower peaks around December 13–14 or 14–15, just a few days after the New Moon on December 12.

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Tonight's Sky in Ittoqqortoormiit, Dec 9 – Dec 10, 2023 (5 planets visible)

Venus rise and set in Ittoqqortoormiit

Up some of the night.

Venus is visible more than 7 hours during the polar night. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sat, Dec 9 ↓1:23 pm
Sun, Dec 10 ↑5:45 am

Dec 9, 2023
Dec 10, 2023

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Jupiter rise and set in Ittoqqortoormiit

Up some of the night.

Jupiter is visible more than 17 hours during the polar night.

Sat, Dec 9 ↑12:50 pm
Sun, Dec 10 ↓6:13 am

Dec 9, 2023
Dec 10, 2023

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Saturn rise and set in Ittoqqortoormiit

Up some of the night.

Saturn is visible more than 7 hours during the polar night. 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.

Sat, Dec 9 ↑1:57 pm
Sat, Dec 9 ↓9:05 pm

Dec 9, 2023
Dec 10, 2023

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Uranus rise and set in Ittoqqortoormiit

Up some of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is visible more than 20 hours during the polar night. You may need binoculars.

Sat, Dec 9 ↑12:00 noon
Sun, Dec 10 ↓8:49 am
Sun, Dec 10 ↑11:56 am

Dec 9, 2023
Dec 10, 2023

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Neptune rise and set in Ittoqqortoormiit

Up some of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible more than 10 hours during the polar night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sat, Dec 9 ↑1:27 pm
Sun, Dec 10 ↓12:27 am

Dec 9, 2023
Dec 10, 2023

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Planets Visible in Ittoqqortoormiit

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Dec 9, 2023
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryDown all daySat 1:48 pmDown all night, not visible
VenusSat 5:39 amSat 1:23 pmSat 9:32 amPerfect visibility
MarsDown all daySat 11:52 amDown all night, not visible
JupiterSat 12:50 pmSun 6:13 amSat 9:32 pmGreat visibility
SaturnSat 1:57 pmSat 9:05 pmSat 5:31 pmAverage visibility
UranusSat 12:00 noonSun 8:49 amSat 10:24 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 1:27 pmSun 12:27 amSat 6:57 pmDifficult to see