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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Costa Mesa, California, USA

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Sat, Sep 14 at 6:59 pm - Sun, Sep 15 at 6:34 am

11 hours, 35 minutes

Visible night of Sep 14 – Sep 15, 2019

Mercury: Until Sat 7:26 pm

Venus: Until Sat 7:26 pm

Mars: From Sun 6:14 am

Jupiter: Until Sat 11:15 pm

Saturn: Until Sun 1:14 am

Uranus: From Sat 8:53 pm

Neptune: Until Sun 6:15 am

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Tonight's Sky in Costa Mesa, Sep 14 – Sep 15, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Costa Mesa

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mercury is just 9 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sat, Sep 14 ↓7:26 pm

Sep 14, 2019
Sep 15, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Costa Mesa

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Venus is just 9 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sat, Sep 14 ↓7:26 pm

Sep 14, 2019
Sep 15, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Costa Mesa

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mars is just 4 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sun, Sep 15 ↑6:14 am

Sep 14, 2019
Sep 15, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Costa Mesa

View after sunset.

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

Sat, Sep 14 ↓11:15 pm

Sep 14, 2019
Sep 15, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Costa Mesa

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 6 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Sun, Sep 15 ↓1:14 am

Sep 14, 2019
Sep 15, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Costa Mesa

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 9 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Sat, Sep 14 ↑8:53 pm

Sep 14, 2019
Sep 15, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Costa Mesa

Up almost all night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun in the sky, and is, therefore, visible most of the night. This is the best time of the year to view the planet. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Sep 15 ↓6:15 am

Sep 14, 2019
Sep 15, 2019

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Planets Visible in Costa Mesa

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Sep 15, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 7:17 amSat 7:26 pmSat 1:22 pmDifficult to see
VenusSat 7:14 amSat 7:26 pmSat 1:20 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 6:14 amSun 6:49 pmSun 12:32 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterSat 1:18 pmSat 11:15 pmSat 6:17 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 3:18 pmSun 1:14 amSat 8:16 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 8:53 pmSun 10:08 amSun 3:31 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 6:44 pmSun 6:15 amSun 12:30 amSlightly difficult to see