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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Sisimiut, Greenland (Holsteinsborg)

Night Time

8 hours, 42 minutes

Fri, Apr 12 at 10:13 pm – Sat, Apr 13 at 6:55 am

Visible tonight, Apr 12 – Apr 13, 2024

Mercury: ↓ Fri 10:13 pm ↑ Sat 6:37 am
Venus: Slightly difficult to see
Jupiter: Until Sat 1:30 am
Uranus: Until Sat 1:49 am
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Tonight's Sky in Sisimiut, Apr 12 – Apr 13, 2024 (4 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Sisimiut

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.

Fri, Apr 12 ↓10:13 pm
Sat, Apr 13 ↑6:37 am

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Sisimiut

Try at night.

Can only be seen shortly, if at all, it is very close to the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Sisimiut

View just after sunset.

Jupiter is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Sat, Apr 13 ↓1:30 am

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Sisimiut

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

Uranus is just 28 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.

Sat, Apr 13 ↓1:49 am

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Planets Visible in Sisimiut

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Apr 12, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 6:38 amFri 10:13 pmFri 2:27 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSat 7:15 amSat 8:19 pmSat 1:46 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 7:14 amSat 5:24 pmSat 12:19 pmNot visible
JupiterFri 7:09 amSat 1:30 amFri 4:19 pmAverage visibility
SaturnSat 7:19 amSat 5:06 pmSat 12:13 pmNot visible
UranusFri 7:00 amSat 1:49 amFri 4:25 pmVery difficult to see
NeptuneSat 7:13 amSat 6:49 pmSat 1:01 pmNot visible