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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Night Time

9 hours, 21 minutes

Mon, May 27 at 8:54 pm – Tue, May 28 at 6:15 am

Visible night of May 27 – May 28, 2024

Mercury: From Tue 5:25 am
Venus: From Tue 6:11 am
Mars: From Tue 4:06 am
Jupiter: From Tue 5:56 am
Saturn: From Tue 2:51 am
Uranus: From Tue 5:32 am
Neptune: From Tue 3:14 am
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Tonight's Sky in Cincinnati, May 27 – May 28, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Cincinnati

Try before sunrise.

Mercury rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Tue, May 28 ↑5:25 am

May 27, 2024
May 28, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Cincinnati

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset.

Venus is just 2 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Tue, May 28 ↑6:11 am

May 27, 2024
May 28, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Cincinnati

View before sunrise.

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

Tue, May 28 ↑4:06 am

May 27, 2024
May 28, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Cincinnati

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset.

Jupiter is just 6 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Tue, May 28 ↑5:56 am

May 27, 2024
May 28, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Cincinnati

View before sunrise.

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

Tue, May 28 ↑2:51 am

May 27, 2024
May 28, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Cincinnati

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 13 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Tue, May 28 ↑5:32 am

May 27, 2024
May 28, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Cincinnati

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 28 ↑3:14 am

May 27, 2024
May 28, 2024

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Planets Visible in Cincinnati

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, May 28, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:25 amTue 7:19 pmTue 12:21 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 6:11 amTue 8:44 pmTue 1:27 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 4:06 amTue 4:58 pmTue 10:32 amAverage visibility
JupiterTue 5:56 amTue 8:15 pmTue 1:05 pmDifficult to see
SaturnTue 2:51 amTue 2:14 pmTue 8:32 amAverage visibility
UranusTue 5:32 amTue 7:43 pmTue 12:37 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneTue 3:14 amTue 3:10 pmTue 9:12 amVery difficult to see