11 hours, 56 minutes
Wed, Sep 27 at 6:17 pm – Thu, Sep 28 at 6:13 am
Visible night of Sep 27 – Sep 28, 2023
|Mercury:||From Thu 5:11 am|
|Venus:||From Thu 3:18 am|
|Mars:||Until Wed 7:12 pm|
|Jupiter:||From Wed 8:36 pm|
|Saturn:||Until Thu 4:08 am|
|Uranus:||From Wed 9:05 pm|
|Neptune:||Until Thu 5:45 am|
As Venus Dazzles, Data Reveals Subtle Patterns
Venus—currently shining in the morning sky—produces patterns that can only be revealed by plotting data over many thousands of years.
Currently showing previous night. For planet visibility in the coming night, please check again after 12 noon.
Tonight's Sky in Jos, Sep 27 – Sep 28, 2023 (7 planets visible)
Mercury rise and set in Jos
Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset.
Mercury is just 17 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.
Thu, Sep 28 ↑5:11 am
Venus rise and set in Jos
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.
Thu, Sep 28 ↑3:18 am
Mars rise and set in Jos
Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset.
Mars is just 16 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.
Wed, Sep 27 ↓7:12 pm
Jupiter rise and set in Jos
View in the early morning.
Jupiter can be seen for more than 9 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.
Wed, Sep 27 ↑8:36 pm
Saturn rise and set in Jos
After sunset and most of the night.
Saturn is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset.
Thu, Sep 28 ↓4:08 am
Uranus rise and set in Jos
View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.
Uranus can be seen for more than 9 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.
Wed, Sep 27 ↑9:05 pm
Neptune rise and set in Jos
Up most of the night. Use binoculars.
Neptune is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. Very faint, use binoculars.
Thu, Sep 28 ↓5:45 am
Planets Visible in Jos
|Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Sep 28, 2023|
|Mercury||Thu 5:11 am||Thu 5:25 pm||Thu 11:18 am||Slightly difficult to see|
|Venus||Thu 3:18 am||Thu 3:38 pm||Thu 9:28 am||Great visibility|
|Mars||Wed 7:18 am||Wed 7:12 pm||Wed 1:15 pm||Difficult to see|
|Jupiter||Wed 8:36 pm||Thu 9:00 am||Thu 2:48 am||Perfect visibility|
|Saturn||Wed 4:23 pm||Thu 4:08 am||Wed 10:16 pm||Perfect visibility|
|Uranus||Wed 9:05 pm||Thu 9:34 am||Thu 3:19 am||Average visibility|
|Neptune||Wed 5:46 pm||Thu 5:45 am||Wed 11:46 pm||Slightly difficult to see|