Tue, Sep 29 at 7:34 pm - Wed, Sep 30 at 8:05 am
12 hours, 31 minutes
Visible night of Sep 29 – Sep 30, 2020
|Mercury:||Difficult to see|
|Venus:||From Wed 3:37 am|
|Mars:||From Tue 8:10 pm|
|Jupiter:||Until Tue 11:29 pm|
|Saturn:||Until Wed 12:16 am|
|Uranus:||From Tue 7:56 pm|
|Neptune:||Until Wed 6:07 am|
Currently showing previous night. For planet visibility in the coming night, please check again after 12 noon.
Tonight's Sky in Anchorage, Sep 29 – Sep 30, 2020 (7 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.
Venus rise and set in Anchorage
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.
Wed, Sep 30 ↑3:37 am
Mars rise and set in Anchorage
Up most of the night.
Mars is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night.
Tue, Sep 29 ↑8:10 pm
Jupiter rise and set in Anchorage
View after sunset.
Jupiter can be seen for more than 3 hours after sunset.
Tue, Sep 29 ↓11:29 pm
Saturn rise and set in Anchorage
View after sunset.
Saturn can be seen for more than 4 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. 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.
Wed, Sep 30 ↓12:16 am
Uranus rise and set in Anchorage
Most of the night until sunrise. Bring binoculars.
Uranus is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.
Tue, Sep 29 ↑7:56 pm
Neptune rise and set in Anchorage
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.
Wed, Sep 30 ↓6:07 am
Planets Visible in Anchorage
|Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Sep 30, 2020|
|Mercury||Wed 11:16 am||Wed 7:26 pm||Wed 3:21 pm||Difficult to see|
|Venus||Wed 3:37 am||Wed 6:59 pm||Wed 11:19 am||Good visibility|
|Mars||Tue 8:10 pm||Wed 9:49 am||Wed 2:59 am||Perfect visibility|
|Jupiter||Tue 5:50 pm||Tue 11:29 pm||Tue 8:39 pm||Great visibility|
|Saturn||Tue 6:06 pm||Wed 12:16 am||Tue 9:11 pm||Good visibility|
|Uranus||Tue 7:56 pm||Wed 11:46 am||Wed 3:51 am||Average visibility|
|Neptune||Tue 7:18 pm||Wed 6:07 am||Wed 12:42 am||Difficult to see|