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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Höfn, Iceland

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Sat, Oct 19 at 5:27 pm - Sun, Oct 20 at 8:05 am

14 hours, 38 minutes

Visible night of Oct 19 – Oct 20, 2019

Mercury: Difficult to see

Venus: Until Sat 5:38 pm

Mars: From Sun 6:08 am

Jupiter: Until Sat 6:36 pm

Saturn: Until Sat 8:26 pm

Uranus: Average visibility

Neptune: Until Sun 3:30 am

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Tonight's Sky in Höfn, Oct 19 – Oct 20, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Höfn

Try at night.

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

Oct 19, 2019
Oct 20, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Höfn

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.

Sat, Oct 19 ↓5:38 pm

Oct 19, 2019
Oct 20, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Höfn

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.

Sun, Oct 20 ↑6:08 am

Oct 19, 2019
Oct 20, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Höfn

View after sunset.

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

Sat, Oct 19 ↓6:36 pm

Oct 19, 2019
Oct 20, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Höfn

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.

Sat, Oct 19 ↓8:26 pm

Oct 19, 2019
Oct 20, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Höfn

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 19, 2019
Oct 20, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Höfn

After sunset and most of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Oct 20 ↓3:30 am

Oct 19, 2019
Oct 20, 2019

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Planets Visible in Höfn

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Oct 20, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 11:38 amSun 4:56 pmSun 2:18 pmDifficult to see
VenusSat 10:09 amSat 5:38 pmSat 1:54 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 6:08 amSun 5:22 pmSun 11:46 amDifficult to see
JupiterSat 2:24 pmSat 6:36 pmSat 4:30 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 3:58 pmSat 8:26 pmSat 6:12 pmDifficult to see
UranusSat 5:23 pmSun 9:15 amSun 1:19 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 5:08 pmSun 3:30 amSat 10:19 pmDifficult to see