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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Dallas, Texas, USA

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13 hours, 44 minutes

Sat, Jan 16 at 5:45 pm - Sun, Jan 17 at 7:29 am

Visible tonight, Jan 16 – Jan 17, 2021

Mercury: Until Sat 7:01 pm
Venus: From Sun 6:27 am
Mars: Until Sun 1:29 am
Jupiter: Until Sat 6:27 pm
Saturn: Until Sat 6:13 pm
Uranus: Until Sun 1:35 am
Neptune: Until Sat 9:49 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Dallas, Jan 16 – Jan 17, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Dallas

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mercury is just 16 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sat, Jan 16 ↓7:01 pm

Jan 16, 2021
Jan 17, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Dallas

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.

Sun, Jan 17 ↑6:27 am

Jan 16, 2021
Jan 17, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Dallas

View after sunset.

Mars can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Sun, Jan 17 ↓1:29 am

Jan 16, 2021
Jan 17, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Dallas

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Jupiter is just 10 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sat, Jan 16 ↓6:27 pm

Jan 16, 2021
Jan 17, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Dallas

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Saturn is just 7 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sat, Jan 16 ↓6:13 pm

Jan 16, 2021
Jan 17, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Dallas

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. You may need binoculars.

Sun, Jan 17 ↓1:35 am

Jan 16, 2021
Jan 17, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Dallas

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sat, Jan 16 ↓9:49 pm

Jan 16, 2021
Jan 17, 2021

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Planets Visible in Dallas

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Jan 16, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 8:32 amSat 7:01 pmSat 1:46 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 6:27 amSun 4:27 pmSun 11:27 amFairly good visibility
MarsSat 12:09 pmSun 1:29 amSat 6:49 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 8:06 amSat 6:27 pmSat 1:17 pmSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSat 7:56 amSat 6:13 pmSat 1:04 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusSat 12:21 pmSun 1:35 amSat 6:58 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 10:13 amSat 9:49 pmSat 4:01 pmVery difficult to see