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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Billings, Montana, USA

Night Time

9 hours, 48 minutes

Sat, Aug 13 at 8:25 pm – Sun, Aug 14 at 6:13 am

Visible night of Aug 13 – Aug 14, 2022

Mercury: Until Sat 9:16 pm
Venus: From Sun 4:34 am
Mars: From Sun 12:00 midnight
Jupiter: From Sat 10:05 pm
Saturn: From Sat 8:25 pm
Uranus: From Sat 11:32 pm
Neptune: From Sat 9:36 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Billings, Aug 13 – Aug 14, 2022 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Billings

Try after sunset.

Mercury sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Sat, Aug 13 ↓9:16 pm

Aug 13, 2022
Aug 14, 2022

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Venus rise and set in Billings

View just before sunrise.

Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, Aug 14 ↑4:34 am

Aug 13, 2022
Aug 14, 2022

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Mars rise and set in Billings

View before sunrise.

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

Sun, Aug 14 ↑12:00 midnight

Aug 13, 2022
Aug 14, 2022

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Jupiter rise and set in Billings

View in the early morning.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 8 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sat, Aug 13 ↑10:05 pm

Aug 13, 2022
Aug 14, 2022

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Saturn rise and set in Billings

Up almost all night.

Saturn 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.

Sat, Aug 13 ↑8:25 pm

Aug 13, 2022
Aug 14, 2022

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Uranus rise and set in Billings

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Sat, Aug 13 ↑11:32 pm

Aug 13, 2022
Aug 14, 2022

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Neptune rise and set in Billings

Most of the night until sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sat, Aug 13 ↑9:36 pm

Aug 13, 2022
Aug 14, 2022

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Planets Visible in Billings

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Aug 14, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 8:20 amSat 9:16 pmSat 2:49 pmDifficult to see
VenusSun 4:34 amSun 7:36 pmSun 12:05 pmFairly good visibility
MarsSun 12:00 midnightSun 2:41 pmSun 7:20 amAverage visibility
JupiterSat 10:05 pmSun 10:25 amSun 4:15 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 8:25 pmSun 6:18 amSun 1:22 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 11:32 pmSun 2:04 pmSun 6:48 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 9:36 pmSun 9:15 amSun 3:26 amDifficult to see