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

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9 hours, 11 minutes

Mon, May 23 at 8:11 pm – Tue, May 24 at 5:22 am

Visible night of May 23 – May 24, 2022

Mercury: From Tue 5:21 am
Venus: From Tue 3:46 am
Mars: From Tue 2:47 am
Jupiter: From Tue 2:50 am
Saturn: From Tue 1:23 am
Uranus: From Tue 4:32 am
Neptune: From Tue 2:34 am
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Tonight's Sky in Chicago, May 23 – May 24, 2022 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Chicago

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 3 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Tue, May 24 ↑5:21 am

May 23, 2022
May 24, 2022

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Venus rise and set in Chicago

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.

Tue, May 24 ↑3:46 am

May 23, 2022
May 24, 2022

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Mars rise and set in Chicago

View before sunrise.

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

Tue, May 24 ↑2:47 am

May 23, 2022
May 24, 2022

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Jupiter rise and set in Chicago

View before sunrise.

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

Tue, May 24 ↑2:50 am

May 23, 2022
May 24, 2022

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Saturn rise and set in Chicago

View before sunrise.

Saturn can be seen for more than 3 hours before sunrise.

Tue, May 24 ↑1:23 am

May 23, 2022
May 24, 2022

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Uranus rise and set in Chicago

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 17 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Tue, May 24 ↑4:32 am

May 23, 2022
May 24, 2022

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Neptune rise and set in Chicago

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.

Tue, May 24 ↑2:34 am

May 23, 2022
May 24, 2022

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Planets Visible in Chicago

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, May 24, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:21 amTue 7:39 pmTue 12:30 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 3:46 amTue 4:51 pmTue 10:18 amGood visibility
MarsTue 2:47 amTue 2:40 pmTue 8:43 amAverage visibility
JupiterTue 2:50 amTue 2:55 pmTue 8:52 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 1:23 amTue 11:43 amTue 6:33 amFairly good visibility
UranusTue 4:32 amTue 6:38 pmTue 11:35 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneTue 2:34 amTue 2:17 pmTue 8:25 amVery difficult to see