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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Decatur, Illinois, USA

Night Time

14 hours, 9 minutes

Fri, Jan 21 at 5:02 pm - Sat, Jan 22 at 7:11 am

Visible tonight, Jan 21 – Jan 22, 2022

Mercury: ↓ Fri 5:25 pm ↑ Sat 7:05 am
Venus: From Sat 5:31 am
Mars: From Sat 5:05 am
Jupiter: Until Fri 7:46 pm
Saturn: Until Fri 6:01 pm
Uranus: Until Sat 1:17 am
Neptune: Until Fri 9:06 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Decatur, Jan 21 – Jan 22, 2022 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Decatur

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.

Fri, Jan 21 ↓5:25 pm
Sat, Jan 22 ↑7:05 am

Jan 21, 2022
Jan 22, 2022

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Venus rise and set in Decatur

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.

Sat, Jan 22 ↑5:31 am

Jan 21, 2022
Jan 22, 2022

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Mars rise and set in Decatur

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, Jan 22 ↑5:05 am

Jan 21, 2022
Jan 22, 2022

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Jupiter rise and set in Decatur

View after sunset.

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

Fri, Jan 21 ↓7:46 pm

Jan 21, 2022
Jan 22, 2022

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Saturn rise and set in Decatur

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

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

Fri, Jan 21 ↓6:01 pm

Jan 21, 2022
Jan 22, 2022

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Uranus rise and set in Decatur

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 8 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. You may need binoculars.

Sat, Jan 22 ↓1:17 am

Jan 21, 2022
Jan 22, 2022

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Neptune rise and set in Decatur

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.

Fri, Jan 21 ↓9:06 pm

Jan 21, 2022
Jan 22, 2022

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Planets Visible in Decatur

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Jan 21, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 7:13 amFri 5:25 pmFri 12:19 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSat 5:31 amSat 3:43 pmSat 10:37 amFairly good visibility
MarsSat 5:05 amSat 2:18 pmSat 9:41 amAverage visibility
JupiterFri 8:53 amFri 7:46 pmFri 2:19 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 7:57 amFri 6:01 pmFri 12:59 pmDifficult to see
UranusFri 11:31 amSat 1:17 amFri 6:24 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 9:33 amFri 9:06 pmFri 3:20 pmVery difficult to see