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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA

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Sun, Sep 15 at 6:50 pm - Mon, Sep 16 at 6:22 am

11 hours, 31 minutes

Visible tonight, Sep 15 – Sep 16, 2019

Mercury: Until Sun 7:16 pm

Venus: Until Sun 7:15 pm

Mars: From Mon 5:58 am

Jupiter: Until Sun 10:40 pm

Saturn: Until Mon 12:39 am

Uranus: From Sun 8:27 pm

Neptune: Until Mon 5:56 am

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Tonight's Sky in Barnstable, Sep 15 – Sep 16, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Barnstable

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mercury is just 10 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sun, Sep 15 ↓7:16 pm

Sep 15, 2019
Sep 16, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Barnstable

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Venus is just 9 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, Sep 15 ↓7:15 pm

Sep 15, 2019
Sep 16, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Barnstable

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mars is just 5 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Mon, Sep 16 ↑5:58 am

Sep 15, 2019
Sep 16, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Barnstable

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Sep 15 ↓10:40 pm

Sep 15, 2019
Sep 16, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Barnstable

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 5 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Mon, Sep 16 ↓12:39 am

Sep 15, 2019
Sep 16, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Barnstable

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 9 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Sun, Sep 15 ↑8:27 pm

Sep 15, 2019
Sep 16, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Barnstable

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.

Mon, Sep 16 ↓5:56 am

Sep 15, 2019
Sep 16, 2019

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Planets Visible in Barnstable

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Sep 15, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:10 amSun 7:16 pmSun 1:13 pmDifficult to see
VenusSun 7:05 amSun 7:15 pmSun 1:10 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 5:58 amMon 6:41 pmMon 12:20 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterSun 1:27 pmSun 10:40 pmSun 6:03 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 3:26 pmMon 12:39 amSun 8:02 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSun 8:27 pmMon 10:07 amMon 3:17 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 6:35 pmMon 5:56 amMon 12:16 amSlightly difficult to see