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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Harstad, Norway

Night Time

12 hours, 35 minutes

Fri, Sep 29 at 6:27 pm – Sat, Sep 30 at 7:02 am

Visible night of Sep 29 – Sep 30, 2023

Mercury: ↓ Fri 6:51 pm ↑ Sat 4:53 am
Venus: From Sat 1:49 am
Jupiter: Perfect visibility
Saturn: ↑ Fri 6:50 pm ↓ Sat 2:23 am
Uranus: Average visibility
Neptune: ↑ Fri 6:30 pm ↓ Sat 5:44 am
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Tonight's Sky in Harstad, Sep 29 – Sep 30, 2023 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Harstad

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset.

Mercury is just 16 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Fri, Sep 29 ↓6:51 pm
Sat, Sep 30 ↑4:53 am

Sep 29, 2023
Sep 30, 2023

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Venus rise and set in Harstad

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.

Sat, Sep 30 ↑1:49 am

Sep 29, 2023
Sep 30, 2023

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Jupiter rise and set in Harstad

Most of the night until sunrise.

Jupiter is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise.

Sep 29, 2023
Sep 30, 2023

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Saturn rise and set in Harstad

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. It is quite 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.

Fri, Sep 29 ↑6:50 pm
Sat, Sep 30 ↓2:23 am

Sep 29, 2023
Sep 30, 2023

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Uranus rise and set in Harstad

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 12 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Sep 29, 2023
Sep 30, 2023

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Neptune rise and set in Harstad

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.

Fri, Sep 29 ↑6:30 pm
Sat, Sep 30 ↓5:44 am

Sep 29, 2023
Sep 30, 2023

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Planets Visible in Harstad

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Sep 30, 2023
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 4:45 amFri 6:51 pmFri 11:50 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 1:49 amSat 6:02 pmSat 9:56 amGreat visibility
MarsSat 9:01 amSat 6:18 pmSat 1:40 pmNot visible
JupiterFri 6:09 pmSat 12:09 pmSat 3:09 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 6:50 pmSat 2:23 amFri 10:37 pmGreat visibility
UranusFri 5:39 pmSat 1:42 pmSat 3:40 amAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 6:30 pmSat 5:44 amSat 12:07 amSlightly difficult to see