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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA

Night Time

Tue, Sep 22 at 7:18 pm - Wed, Sep 23 at 7:11 am

11 hours, 53 minutes

Visible night of Sep 22 – Sep 23, 2020

Mercury: Until Tue 8:20 pm
Venus: From Wed 4:01 am
Mars: From Tue 8:41 pm
Jupiter: Until Wed 1:39 am
Saturn: Until Wed 2:15 am
Uranus: From Tue 9:09 pm
Neptune: Until Wed 6:24 am
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Tonight's Sky in Cape Canaveral, Sep 22 – Sep 23, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Cape Canaveral

View just after sunset.

Mercury is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Tue, Sep 22 ↓8:20 pm

Sep 22, 2020
Sep 23, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Cape Canaveral

View before sunrise.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Wed, Sep 23 ↑4:01 am

Sep 22, 2020
Sep 23, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Cape Canaveral

Most of the night until sunrise.

Mars is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise.

Tue, Sep 22 ↑8:41 pm

Sep 22, 2020
Sep 23, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Cape Canaveral

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 6 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Wed, Sep 23 ↓1:39 am

Sep 22, 2020
Sep 23, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Cape Canaveral

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 6 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Wed, Sep 23 ↓2:15 am

Sep 22, 2020
Sep 23, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Cape Canaveral

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 10 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Tue, Sep 22 ↑9:09 pm

Sep 22, 2020
Sep 23, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Cape Canaveral

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.

Wed, Sep 23 ↓6:24 am

Sep 22, 2020
Sep 23, 2020

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Planets Visible in Cape Canaveral

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Sep 23, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 9:03 amTue 8:20 pmTue 2:42 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 4:01 amWed 5:13 pmWed 10:37 amGood visibility
MarsTue 8:41 pmWed 9:13 amWed 2:57 amPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 3:19 pmWed 1:39 amTue 8:29 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 3:49 pmWed 2:15 amTue 9:02 pmPerfect visibility
UranusTue 9:09 pmWed 10:16 amWed 3:43 amAverage visibility
NeptuneTue 6:44 pmWed 6:24 amWed 12:34 amSlightly difficult to see