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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Alta, Norway

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Thu, Oct 17 at 4:36 pm - Fri, Oct 18 at 7:50 am

15 hours, 14 minutes

Visible tonight, Oct 17 – Oct 18, 2019

Mercury: Difficult to see

Venus: Slightly difficult to see

Mars: ↓ Thu 4:54 pm ↑ Fri 5:39 am

Uranus: Average visibility

Neptune: ↑ Thu 4:59 pm ↓ Fri 2:49 am

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Tonight's Sky in Alta, Oct 17 – Oct 18, 2019 (5 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Alta

Try at night.

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

Oct 17, 2019
Oct 18, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Alta

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.

Oct 17, 2019
Oct 18, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Alta

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunrise and sunset only.

Mars is just 15 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Thu, Oct 17 ↓4:54 pm
Fri, Oct 18 ↑5:39 am

Oct 17, 2019
Oct 18, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Alta

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 17, 2019
Oct 18, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Alta

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.

Thu, Oct 17 ↑4:59 pm
Fri, Oct 18 ↓2:49 am

Oct 17, 2019
Oct 18, 2019

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Planets Visible in Alta

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Oct 17, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 12:57 pmFri 2:29 pmFri 1:44 pmDifficult to see
VenusFri 10:21 amFri 4:15 pmFri 1:19 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 5:38 amThu 4:54 pmThu 11:17 amVery difficult to see
JupiterDown all dayThu 4:03 pmDown all night, not visible
SaturnDown all dayThu 5:46 pmDown all night, not visible
UranusThu 4:13 pmFri 9:34 amFri 12:54 amAverage visibility
NeptuneThu 4:59 pmFri 2:49 amThu 9:54 pmDifficult to see