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

Night Time

11 hours, 2 minutes

Fri, Sep 17 at 8:54 pm - Sat, Sep 18 at 7:55 am

Visible night of Sep 17 – Sep 18, 2021

Venus: Slightly difficult to see
Mars: Until Fri 8:54 pm
Jupiter: ↑ Fri 9:27 pm ↓ Sat 3:24 am
Saturn: ↑ Fri 10:09 pm ↓ Sat 12:30 am
Uranus: Average visibility
Neptune: ↑ Fri 8:54 pm ↓ Sat 7:26 am
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Tonight's Sky in Atqasuk, Sep 17 – Sep 18, 2021 (6 planets visible)

Venus rise and set in Atqasuk

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.

Sep 17, 2021
Sep 18, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Atqasuk

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mars is just 7 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Fri, Sep 17 ↓8:54 pm

Sep 17, 2021
Sep 18, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Atqasuk

After sunset and most of the night.

Jupiter is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset.

Fri, Sep 17 ↑9:27 pm
Sat, Sep 18 ↓3:24 am

Sep 17, 2021
Sep 18, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Atqasuk

View in the night

Saturn can be seen for more than 2 hours during the night. It is very 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 with as little light pollution as possible.

Fri, Sep 17 ↑10:09 pm
Sat, Sep 18 ↓12:30 am

Sep 17, 2021
Sep 18, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Atqasuk

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 11 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Sep 17, 2021
Sep 18, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Atqasuk

Up almost all night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun in the sky, and is, therefore, visible most of the night. This is the best time of the year to view the planet. Very faint, use binoculars.

Fri, Sep 17 ↑8:54 pm
Sat, Sep 18 ↓7:26 am

Sep 17, 2021
Sep 18, 2021

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Planets Visible in Atqasuk

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Sep 18, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 12:07 pmSat 7:39 pmSat 3:54 pmNot visible
VenusSat 2:25 pmSat 7:39 pmSat 5:03 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 8:42 amFri 8:54 pmFri 2:49 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterFri 9:27 pmSat 3:24 amSat 12:25 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 10:09 pmSat 12:30 amFri 11:19 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusFri 7:45 pmSat 3:08 pmSat 5:27 amAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 8:54 pmSat 7:26 amSat 2:10 amSlightly difficult to see