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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Nuuk, Greenland (Godthåb)

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Sun, Oct 20 at 5:50 pm - Mon, Oct 21 at 8:34 am

14 hours, 44 minutes

Visible tonight, Oct 20 – Oct 21, 2019

Mercury: Difficult to see

Venus: Until Sun 6:00 pm

Mars: From Mon 6:35 am

Jupiter: Until Sun 7:00 pm

Saturn: Until Sun 8:50 pm

Uranus: Average visibility

Neptune: Until Mon 3:52 am

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Tonight's Sky in Nuuk, Oct 20 – Oct 21, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Nuuk

Try at night.

Can only be seen shortly, if at all, it is very close to the horizon.

Oct 20, 2019
Oct 21, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Nuuk

Try after sunset.

Venus sets shortly after sunset, 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.

Sun, Oct 20 ↓6:00 pm

Oct 20, 2019
Oct 21, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Nuuk

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

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

Mon, Oct 21 ↑6:35 am

Oct 20, 2019
Oct 21, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Nuuk

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Oct 20 ↓7:00 pm

Oct 20, 2019
Oct 21, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Nuuk

View after sunset.

Saturn can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. It is very 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 with as little light pollution as possible.

Sun, Oct 20 ↓8:50 pm

Oct 20, 2019
Oct 21, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Nuuk

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.

Oct 20, 2019
Oct 21, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Nuuk

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 10 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Mon, Oct 21 ↓3:52 am

Oct 20, 2019
Oct 21, 2019

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Planets Visible in Nuuk

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Oct 20, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 12:08 pmMon 5:19 pmMon 2:44 pmDifficult to see
VenusSun 10:40 amSun 6:00 pmSun 2:21 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 6:35 amMon 5:44 pmMon 12:10 pmDifficult to see
JupiterSun 2:46 pmSun 7:00 pmSun 4:53 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 4:19 pmSun 8:50 pmSun 6:34 pmDifficult to see
UranusSun 5:45 pmMon 9:36 amMon 1:40 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 5:30 pmMon 3:52 amSun 10:41 pmDifficult to see