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Night time

Sun, Jun 25 at 8:25 pm - Mon, Jun 26 at 5:09 am

8 hours, 44 minutes

Visible tonight, Jun 25 – Jun 26, 2017

Mercury: Until Sun 8:53 pm

Venus: From Mon 2:40 am

Mars: Until Sun 9:06 pm

Jupiter: Until Mon 1:06 am

Saturn: Until Mon 4:35 am

Uranus: From Mon 1:29 am

Neptune: From Sun 11:52 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Boston, Jun 25 – Jun 26, 2017 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Boston

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

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

Sun, Jun 25 ↓8:53 pm

Jun 25, 2017
Jun 26, 2017

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Venus rise and set in Boston

View before sunrise.

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

Mon, Jun 26 ↑2:40 am

Jun 25, 2017
Jun 26, 2017

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Mars rise and set in Boston

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Sun, Jun 25 ↓9:06 pm

Jun 25, 2017
Jun 26, 2017

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Jupiter rise and set in Boston

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 4 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Mon, Jun 26 ↓1:06 am

Jun 25, 2017
Jun 26, 2017

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Saturn rise and set in Boston

Up most of the night.

Saturn is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night.

Mon, Jun 26 ↓4:35 am

Jun 25, 2017
Jun 26, 2017

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Uranus rise and set in Boston

View before sunrise.

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

Mon, Jun 26 ↑1:29 am

Jun 25, 2017
Jun 26, 2017

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Neptune rise and set in Boston

View in the early morning.

Neptune can be seen for more than 5 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sun, Jun 25 ↑11:52 pm

Jun 25, 2017
Jun 26, 2017

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Planets Visible in Boston

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Jun 25, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:24 amSun 8:53 pmSun 1:09 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 2:40 amMon 4:43 pmMon 9:41 amGood visibility
MarsSun 5:51 amSun 9:06 pmSun 1:28 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterSun 1:32 pmMon 1:06 amSun 7:19 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 7:22 pmMon 4:35 amSun 11:59 pmPerfect visibility
UranusMon 1:29 amMon 2:49 pmMon 8:09 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 11:52 pmMon 11:05 amMon 5:28 amDifficult to see