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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Culpeper, Virginia, USA

Night Time

Fri, Jul 10 at 8:37 pm - Sat, Jul 11 at 5:57 am

9 hours, 20 minutes

Visible night of Jul 10 – Jul 11, 2020

Mercury: From Sat 5:10 am

Venus: From Sat 3:27 am

Mars: From Sat 12:24 am

Jupiter: From Fri 8:43 pm

Saturn: From Fri 9:06 pm

Uranus: From Sat 1:35 am

Neptune: From Fri 11:33 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Culpeper, Jul 10 – Jul 11, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Culpeper

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunrise and sunset only.

Mercury is just 14 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sat, Jul 11 ↑5:10 am

Jul 10, 2020
Jul 11, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Culpeper

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.

Sat, Jul 11 ↑3:27 am

Jul 10, 2020
Jul 11, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Culpeper

View in the early morning.

Mars can be seen for more than 5 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sat, Jul 11 ↑12:24 am

Jul 10, 2020
Jul 11, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Culpeper

Up almost all night.

Jupiter 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.

Fri, Jul 10 ↑8:43 pm

Jul 10, 2020
Jul 11, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Culpeper

Up most of the night.

Saturn is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night.

Fri, Jul 10 ↑9:06 pm

Jul 10, 2020
Jul 11, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Culpeper

View before sunrise. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. You may need binoculars.

Sat, Jul 11 ↑1:35 am

Jul 10, 2020
Jul 11, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Culpeper

View in the early morning. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Fri, Jul 10 ↑11:33 pm

Jul 10, 2020
Jul 11, 2020

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Planets Visible in Culpeper

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Jul 11, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:10 amSat 7:20 pmSat 12:15 pmVery difficult to see
VenusSat 3:27 amSat 5:28 pmSat 10:27 amGreat visibility
MarsSat 12:24 amSat 12:29 pmSat 6:26 amPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 8:43 pmSat 6:20 amSat 1:32 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 9:06 pmSat 6:53 amSat 1:59 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 1:35 amSat 3:13 pmSat 8:24 amDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 11:33 pmSat 11:08 amSat 5:21 amDifficult to see