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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Nuussuaq, Greenland (Kraulshavn)

Night Time

15 hours, 10 minutes

Thu, Feb 29 at 6:23 pm – Fri, Mar 1 at 9:33 am

Visible night of Feb 29 – Mar 1, 2024

Mercury: Extremely difficult to see
Jupiter: ↓ Fri 4:25 am ↑ Fri 7:07 am
Uranus: Difficult to see
Neptune: ↓ Thu 8:35 pm ↑ Fri 9:24 am
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Tonight's Sky in Nuussuaq, Feb 29 – Mar 1, 2024 (4 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Nuussuaq

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 2 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Feb 29, 2024
Mar 1, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Nuussuaq

View after sunset.

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

Fri, Mar 1 ↓4:25 am
Fri, Mar 1 ↑7:07 am

Feb 29, 2024
Mar 1, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Nuussuaq

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.

Feb 29, 2024
Mar 1, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Nuussuaq

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Thu, Feb 29 ↓8:35 pm
Fri, Mar 1 ↑9:24 am

Feb 29, 2024
Mar 1, 2024

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Planets Visible in Nuussuaq

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Mar 1, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 10:00 amFri 6:25 pmFri 2:10 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 12:03 pmFri 12:54 pmFri 12:28 pmDown all night, not visible
MarsDown all dayThu 12:14 pmDown all night, not visible
JupiterThu 7:13 amFri 4:25 amThu 5:48 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 10:08 amFri 5:45 pmFri 1:57 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
UranusUp all dayThu 6:20 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 9:28 amThu 8:35 pmThu 3:02 pmExtremely difficult to see