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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Carbondale, Illinois, USA

Night Time

9 hours, 57 minutes

Sun, May 9 at 7:54 pm - Mon, May 10 at 5:51 am

Visible night of May 9 – May 10, 2021

Mercury: Until Sun 9:40 pm
Venus: Until Sun 8:50 pm
Mars: Until Sun 11:54 pm
Jupiter: From Mon 2:27 am
Saturn: From Mon 1:40 am
Uranus: From Mon 5:28 am
Neptune: From Mon 3:27 am
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Tonight's Sky in Carbondale, May 9 – May 10, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Carbondale

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.

Sun, May 9 ↓9:40 pm

May 9, 2021
May 10, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Carbondale

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Venus is just 11 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, May 9 ↓8:50 pm

May 9, 2021
May 10, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Carbondale

View after sunset.

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

Sun, May 9 ↓11:54 pm

May 9, 2021
May 10, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Carbondale

View before sunrise.

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

Mon, May 10 ↑2:27 am

May 9, 2021
May 10, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Carbondale

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 4 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Mon, May 10 ↑1:40 am

May 9, 2021
May 10, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Carbondale

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 8 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Mon, May 10 ↑5:28 am

May 9, 2021
May 10, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Carbondale

View before sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Very faint, use binoculars.

Mon, May 10 ↑3:27 am

May 9, 2021
May 10, 2021

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Planets Visible in Carbondale

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, May 10, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:49 amSun 9:40 pmSun 2:14 pmAverage visibility
VenusSun 6:30 amSun 8:50 pmSun 1:40 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 9:03 amSun 11:54 pmSun 4:29 pmAverage visibility
JupiterMon 2:27 amMon 1:13 pmMon 7:50 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 1:40 amMon 11:53 amMon 6:46 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 5:28 amMon 7:06 pmMon 12:17 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneMon 3:27 amMon 3:06 pmMon 9:17 amVery difficult to see