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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Anchorage, Alaska, USA

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Sun, Apr 21 at 9:37 pm - Mon, Apr 22 at 6:17 am

8 hours, 40 minutes

Visible night of Apr 21 – Apr 22, 2019

Mercury: Difficult to see

Venus: From Mon 6:08 am

Mars: Until Mon 2:30 am

Jupiter: From Mon 2:43 am

Saturn: From Mon 4:22 am

Neptune: From Mon 5:52 am

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Tonight's Sky in Anchorage, Apr 21 – Apr 22, 2019 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Anchorage

Try at night.

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

Apr 21, 2019
Apr 22, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Anchorage

Try before sunrise.

Venus rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Mon, Apr 22 ↑6:08 am

Apr 21, 2019
Apr 22, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Anchorage

View after sunset.

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

Mon, Apr 22 ↓2:30 am

Apr 21, 2019
Apr 22, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Anchorage

View before sunrise.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 3 hours before sunrise.

Mon, Apr 22 ↑2:43 am

Apr 21, 2019
Apr 22, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Anchorage

Hard to see.

Saturn rises above the horizon for a short period only and remains very low in the sky, so it is unlikely to be visible.

Mon, Apr 22 ↑4:22 am

Apr 21, 2019
Apr 22, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Anchorage

Try before sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe. Very faint, use binoculars.

Mon, Apr 22 ↑5:52 am

Apr 21, 2019
Apr 22, 2019

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Planets Visible in Anchorage

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Apr 22, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 6:21 amMon 6:37 pmMon 12:28 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 6:08 amMon 6:12 pmMon 12:09 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 7:14 amMon 2:30 amSun 4:51 pmAverage visibility
JupiterMon 2:43 amMon 8:22 amMon 5:32 amGreat visibility
SaturnMon 4:22 amMon 10:30 amMon 7:26 amExtremely difficult to see
UranusMon 6:24 amMon 9:33 pmMon 1:58 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
NeptuneMon 5:52 amMon 4:35 pmMon 11:13 amExtremely difficult to see