19 hours, 18 minutes
Tue, Dec 5 at 3:40 pm – Wed, Dec 6 at 10:58 am
Visible night of Dec 5 – Dec 6, 2023
|Mercury:||Until Tue 3:56 pm|
|Venus:||From Wed 5:49 am|
|Mars:||From Wed 10:31 am|
|Jupiter:||Until Wed 6:42 am|
|Saturn:||Until Tue 11:02 pm|
|Uranus:||Until Wed 8:28 am|
|Neptune:||Until Wed 1:51 am|
Third Quarter Moon 50.137% Illuminated on Dec 5
First and Third Quarter Moons are often referred to as Half Moons—but they’re always a fraction more than 50% lit up.
Tonight's Sky in Reykjavik, Dec 5 – Dec 6, 2023 (7 planets visible)
Mercury rise and set in Reykjavik
Try after sunset.
Mercury sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.
Tue, Dec 5 ↓3:56 pm
Venus rise and set in Reykjavik
View before sunrise.
Venus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.
Wed, Dec 6 ↑5:49 am
Mars rise and set in Reykjavik
Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.
Mars is just 5 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.
Wed, Dec 6 ↑10:31 am
Jupiter rise and set in Reykjavik
After sunset and most of the night.
Jupiter is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset.
Wed, Dec 6 ↓6:42 am
Saturn rise and set in Reykjavik
View after sunset.
Saturn can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades.
Tue, Dec 5 ↓11:02 pm
Uranus rise and set in Reykjavik
After sunset and most of the night. Bring binoculars.
Uranus is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. You may need binoculars.
Wed, Dec 6 ↓8:28 am
Neptune rise and set in Reykjavik
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.
Wed, Dec 6 ↓1:51 am
Planets Visible in Reykjavik
|Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Dec 6, 2023|
|Mercury||Tue 1:44 pm||Tue 3:56 pm||Tue 2:50 pm||Slightly difficult to see|
|Venus||Wed 5:49 am||Wed 3:09 pm||Wed 10:30 am||Good visibility|
|Mars||Wed 10:31 am||Wed 3:18 pm||Wed 12:55 pm||Extremely difficult to see|
|Jupiter||Tue 2:55 pm||Wed 6:42 am||Tue 10:48 pm||Perfect visibility|
|Saturn||Tue 2:30 pm||Tue 11:02 pm||Tue 6:46 pm||Average visibility|
|Uranus||Tue 2:53 pm||Wed 8:28 am||Tue 11:40 pm||Average visibility|
|Neptune||Tue 2:35 pm||Wed 1:51 am||Tue 8:13 pm||Difficult to see|