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Wed, Aug 16 at 9:39 pm - Thu, Aug 17 at 5:25 am

7 hours, 46 minutes

Visible night of Aug 16 – Aug 17, 2017

Venus: From Thu 1:23 am

Mars: ↓ Wed 9:46 pm ↑ Thu 4:28 am

Jupiter: Until Wed 10:09 pm

Saturn: Until Wed 11:32 pm

Uranus: From Wed 9:57 pm

Neptune: From Wed 9:42 pm

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Currently showing previous night. For planet visibility in the coming night, please check again after 12 noon.

Tonight's Sky in Reykjavik, Aug 16 – Aug 17, 2017 (6 planets visible)

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.

Thu, Aug 17 ↑1:23 am

Aug 16, 2017
Aug 17, 2017

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Mars rise and set in Reykjavik

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mars is just 7 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Wed, Aug 16 ↓9:46 pm
Thu, Aug 17 ↑4:28 am

Aug 16, 2017
Aug 17, 2017

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Jupiter rise and set in Reykjavik

Try after sunset.

Jupiter sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Wed, Aug 16 ↓10:09 pm

Aug 16, 2017
Aug 17, 2017

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Saturn rise and set in Reykjavik

Hard to see.

Saturn rises above the horizon for a short period only and remains very low in the sky, so it is unlikely to be visible.

Wed, Aug 16 ↓11:32 pm

Aug 16, 2017
Aug 17, 2017

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Uranus rise and set in Reykjavik

View in the early morning.

Uranus can be seen for more than 7 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Wed, Aug 16 ↑9:57 pm

Aug 16, 2017
Aug 17, 2017

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Neptune rise and set in Reykjavik

Up most of the night.

Neptune is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night.

Wed, Aug 16 ↑9:42 pm

Aug 16, 2017
Aug 17, 2017

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Planets Visible in Reykjavik

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Aug 17, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:53 amThu 8:56 pmThu 2:24 pmNot visible
VenusThu 1:23 amThu 8:52 pmThu 11:08 amGood visibility
MarsWed 4:27 amWed 9:46 pmWed 1:07 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterWed 11:49 amWed 10:09 pmWed 4:59 pmSlightly difficult to see
SaturnWed 6:43 pmWed 11:32 pmWed 9:08 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusWed 9:57 pmThu 1:04 pmThu 5:31 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 9:42 pmThu 7:47 amThu 2:45 amDifficult to see