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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Annapolis, Maryland, USA

Night Time

10 hours, 53 minutes

Thu, Apr 11 at 7:39 pm – Fri, Apr 12 at 6:33 am

Visible night of Apr 11 – Apr 12, 2024

Mercury: ↓ Thu 7:41 pm ↑ Fri 6:22 am
Venus: From Fri 6:06 am
Mars: From Fri 5:10 am
Jupiter: Until Thu 9:53 pm
Saturn: From Fri 5:10 am
Uranus: Until Thu 10:02 pm
Neptune: From Fri 5:40 am
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Tonight's Sky in Annapolis, Apr 11 – Apr 12, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Annapolis

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.

Thu, Apr 11 ↓7:41 pm
Fri, Apr 12 ↑6:22 am

Apr 11, 2024
Apr 12, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Annapolis

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.

Fri, Apr 12 ↑6:06 am

Apr 11, 2024
Apr 12, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Annapolis

View before sunrise.

Mars can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter.

Fri, Apr 12 ↑5:10 am

Apr 11, 2024
Apr 12, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Annapolis

View just after sunset.

Jupiter is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Thu, Apr 11 ↓9:53 pm

Apr 11, 2024
Apr 12, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Annapolis

View before sunrise.

Saturn can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter.

Fri, Apr 12 ↑5:10 am

Apr 11, 2024
Apr 12, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Annapolis

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset. Bring binoculars (but don't look at the Sun!).

Uranus is just 29 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars, but only use them when sun is down.

Thu, Apr 11 ↓10:02 pm

Apr 11, 2024
Apr 12, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Annapolis

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset. Bring binoculars (but don't look at the Sun!).

Neptune is just 24 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars, but only use them when sun is down.

Fri, Apr 12 ↑5:40 am

Apr 11, 2024
Apr 12, 2024

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Planets Visible in Annapolis

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Apr 12, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:27 amThu 7:41 pmThu 1:05 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 6:06 amFri 6:27 pmFri 12:17 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 5:10 amFri 4:32 pmFri 10:51 amAverage visibility
JupiterThu 7:54 amThu 9:53 pmThu 2:54 pmAverage visibility
SaturnFri 5:10 amFri 4:25 pmFri 10:47 amAverage visibility
UranusThu 7:57 amThu 10:02 pmThu 2:59 pmVery difficult to see
NeptuneFri 5:40 amFri 5:32 pmFri 11:36 amExtremely difficult to see