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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Tiksi, Russia

Night Time

15 hours, 7 minutes

Tue, Feb 27 at 5:02 pm – Wed, Feb 28 at 8:09 am

Visible night of Feb 27 – Feb 28, 2024

Mercury: Extremely difficult to see
Venus: Slightly difficult to see
Jupiter: ↓ Wed 2:02 am ↑ Wed 6:59 am
Uranus: ↓ Wed 4:11 am ↑ Wed 5:57 am
Neptune: ↓ Tue 7:24 pm ↑ Wed 8:07 am
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Tonight's Sky in Tiksi, Feb 27 – Feb 28, 2024 (5 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Tiksi

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 2 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Feb 27, 2024
Feb 28, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Tiksi

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.

Feb 27, 2024
Feb 28, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Tiksi

View after sunset.

Jupiter can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades.

Wed, Feb 28 ↓2:02 am
Wed, Feb 28 ↑6:59 am

Feb 27, 2024
Feb 28, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Tiksi

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. You may need binoculars.

Wed, Feb 28 ↓4:11 am
Wed, Feb 28 ↑5:57 am

Feb 27, 2024
Feb 28, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Tiksi

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Neptune is just 19 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Tue, Feb 27 ↓7:24 pm
Wed, Feb 28 ↑8:07 am

Feb 27, 2024
Feb 28, 2024

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Planets Visible in Tiksi

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Feb 28, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 8:39 amWed 4:42 pmWed 12:39 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 9:18 amWed 12:46 pmWed 11:02 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 9:53 amWed 11:51 amWed 10:51 amNot visible
JupiterTue 7:03 amWed 2:02 amTue 4:32 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 8:34 amWed 4:49 pmWed 12:42 pmNot visible
UranusTue 6:01 amWed 4:11 amTue 5:06 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 8:11 amTue 7:24 pmTue 1:48 pmExtremely difficult to see