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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Jamestown, Saint Helena

Night Time

11 hours, 38 minutes

Sun, Mar 3 at 6:45 pm – Mon, Mar 4 at 6:23 am

Visible tonight, Mar 3 – Mar 4, 2024

Mercury: Until Sun 7:00 pm
Venus: From Mon 4:45 am
Mars: From Mon 4:23 am
Jupiter: Until Sun 9:58 pm
Saturn: From Mon 6:09 am
Uranus: Until Sun 10:25 pm
Neptune: Until Sun 7:30 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Jamestown, Mar 3 – Mar 4, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Jamestown

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 4 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sun, Mar 3 ↓7:00 pm

Mar 3, 2024
Mar 4, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Jamestown

View just before sunrise.

Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Mon, Mar 4 ↑4:45 am

Mar 3, 2024
Mar 4, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Jamestown

View just before sunrise.

Mars is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Mon, Mar 4 ↑4:23 am

Mar 3, 2024
Mar 4, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Jamestown

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Mar 3 ↓9:58 pm

Mar 3, 2024
Mar 4, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Jamestown

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Saturn is just 4 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Mon, Mar 4 ↑6:09 am

Mar 3, 2024
Mar 4, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Jamestown

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.

Sun, Mar 3 ↓10:25 pm

Mar 3, 2024
Mar 4, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Jamestown

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Neptune is just 13 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sun, Mar 3 ↓7:30 pm

Mar 3, 2024
Mar 4, 2024

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Planets Visible in Jamestown

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Mar 3, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:40 amSun 7:00 pmSun 12:50 pmVery difficult to see
VenusMon 4:45 amMon 5:26 pmMon 11:05 amFairly good visibility
MarsMon 4:23 amMon 5:08 pmMon 10:45 amSlightly difficult to see
JupiterSun 10:28 amSun 9:58 pmSun 4:13 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 6:09 amMon 6:33 pmMon 12:21 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusSun 11:03 amSun 10:25 pmSun 4:44 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 7:21 amSun 7:30 pmSun 1:25 pmExtremely difficult to see