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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Clarkston, Michigan, USA

Night Time

13 hours, 6 minutes

Thu, Feb 22 at 6:13 pm – Fri, Feb 23 at 7:19 am

Visible tonight, Feb 22 – Feb 23, 2024

Mercury: Very difficult to see
Venus: From Fri 6:15 am
Mars: From Fri 6:16 am
Jupiter: Until Thu 11:52 pm
Saturn: Until Thu 6:36 pm
Uranus: Until Fri 12:41 am
Neptune: Until Thu 8:06 pm
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Micro Full Moon on February 24

We’re having a few months of Micro Full Moons and Super New Moons—this is the reason why a solar eclipse on April 8 will be total, not annular.

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Tonight's Sky in Clarkston, Feb 22 – Feb 23, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Clarkston

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 5 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Feb 22, 2024
Feb 23, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Clarkston

View just before sunrise.

Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Fri, Feb 23 ↑6:15 am

Feb 22, 2024
Feb 23, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Clarkston

View just before sunrise.

Mars is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Fri, Feb 23 ↑6:16 am

Feb 22, 2024
Feb 23, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Clarkston

View after sunset.

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

Thu, Feb 22 ↓11:52 pm

Feb 22, 2024
Feb 23, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Clarkston

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Thu, Feb 22 ↓6:36 pm

Feb 22, 2024
Feb 23, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Clarkston

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. You may need binoculars.

Fri, Feb 23 ↓12:41 am

Feb 22, 2024
Feb 23, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Clarkston

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see. Bring binoculars (but don't look at the Sun!).

Neptune is just 23 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it. You may need binoculars, but only use them when sun is down.

Thu, Feb 22 ↓8:06 pm

Feb 22, 2024
Feb 23, 2024

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Planets Visible in Clarkston

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Feb 22, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 7:21 amFri 5:50 pmFri 12:35 pmVery difficult to see
VenusFri 6:15 amFri 3:58 pmFri 11:06 amFairly good visibility
MarsFri 6:16 amFri 3:52 pmFri 11:04 amSlightly difficult to see
JupiterThu 10:01 amThu 11:52 pmThu 4:56 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 7:43 amThu 6:36 pmThu 1:10 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusThu 10:23 amFri 12:41 amThu 5:32 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 8:21 amThu 8:06 pmThu 2:13 pmExtremely difficult to see