Mon, Sep 21 at 6:48 pm - Tue, Sep 22 at 6:38 am
11 hours, 50 minutes
Visible tonight, Sep 21 – Sep 22, 2020
|Mercury:||Until Mon 7:33 pm|
|Venus:||From Tue 3:05 am|
|Mars:||From Mon 8:04 pm|
|Jupiter:||Until Tue 12:36 am|
|Saturn:||Until Tue 1:15 am|
|Uranus:||From Mon 8:20 pm|
|Neptune:||Until Tue 5:49 am|
Tonight's Sky in Chicago, Sep 21 – Sep 22, 2020 (7 planets visible)
Mercury rise and set in Chicago
Try after sunset.
Mercury sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.
Mon, Sep 21 ↓7:33 pm
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, Sep 22 ↑3:05 am
Mars rise and set in Chicago
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.
Mon, Sep 21 ↑8:04 pm
Jupiter rise and set in Chicago
View after sunset.
Jupiter can be seen for more than 5 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.
Tue, Sep 22 ↓12:36 am
Saturn rise and set in Chicago
View after sunset.
Saturn can be seen for more than 6 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.
Tue, Sep 22 ↓1:15 am
Uranus rise and set in Chicago
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.
Mon, Sep 21 ↑8:20 pm
Neptune rise and set in Chicago
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.
Tue, Sep 22 ↓5:49 am
Planets Visible in Chicago
|Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Sep 21, 2020|
|Mercury||Mon 8:44 am||Mon 7:33 pm||Mon 2:09 pm||Difficult to see|
|Venus||Tue 3:05 am||Tue 5:04 pm||Tue 10:04 am||Good visibility|
|Mars||Mon 8:04 pm||Tue 8:55 am||Tue 2:30 am||Perfect visibility|
|Jupiter||Mon 3:26 pm||Tue 12:36 am||Mon 8:01 pm||Perfect visibility|
|Saturn||Mon 3:54 pm||Tue 1:15 am||Mon 8:34 pm||Perfect visibility|
|Uranus||Mon 8:20 pm||Tue 10:10 am||Tue 3:15 am||Average visibility|
|Neptune||Mon 6:23 pm||Tue 5:49 am||Tue 12:06 am||Slightly difficult to see|