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Sun, Feb 18 at 5:20 pm - Mon, Feb 19 at 6:34 am

13 hours, 15 minutes

Visible tonight, Feb 18 – Feb 19, 2018

Mercury: Until Sun 5:20 pm

Venus: Until Sun 6:06 pm

Mars: From Mon 2:03 am

Jupiter: From Mon 12:13 am

Saturn: From Mon 3:40 am

Uranus: Until Sun 10:01 pm

Neptune: Until Sun 6:25 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Boston, Feb 18 – Feb 19, 2018 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Boston

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.

Sun, Feb 18 ↓5:20 pm

Feb 18, 2018
Feb 19, 2018

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Venus rise and set in Boston

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

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

Sun, Feb 18 ↓6:06 pm

Feb 18, 2018
Feb 19, 2018

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Mars rise and set in Boston

View before sunrise.

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

Mon, Feb 19 ↑2:03 am

Feb 18, 2018
Feb 19, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in Boston

View in the early morning.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Mon, Feb 19 ↑12:13 am

Feb 18, 2018
Feb 19, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in Boston

View before sunrise.

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

Mon, Feb 19 ↑3:40 am

Feb 18, 2018
Feb 19, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in Boston

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Feb 18 ↓10:01 pm

Feb 18, 2018
Feb 19, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in Boston

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Neptune is just 13 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sun, Feb 18 ↓6:25 pm

Feb 18, 2018
Feb 19, 2018

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Planets Visible in Boston

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Feb 18, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:49 amSun 5:20 pmSun 12:04 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 7:08 amSun 6:06 pmSun 12:36 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 2:03 amMon 11:16 amMon 6:39 amAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 12:13 amMon 10:06 amMon 5:09 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 3:40 amMon 12:49 pmMon 8:14 amAverage visiblity
UranusSun 8:47 amSun 10:01 pmSun 3:24 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 7:14 amSun 6:25 pmSun 12:49 pmExtremely difficult to see