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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

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Tue, Jan 15 at 3:34 pm - Wed, Jan 16 at 10:23 am

18 hours, 49 minutes

Visible tonight, Jan 15 – Jan 16, 2019

Mercury: Difficult to see

Venus: From Wed 6:38 am

Mars: Until Wed 12:27 am

Jupiter: From Wed 7:48 am

Saturn: From Wed 9:56 am

Uranus: Until Wed 2:34 am

Neptune: Until Tue 9:18 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Fairbanks, Jan 15 – Jan 16, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Fairbanks

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.

Jan 15, 2019
Jan 16, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Fairbanks

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.

Wed, Jan 16 ↑6:38 am

Jan 15, 2019
Jan 16, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Fairbanks

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Jan 16 ↓12:27 am

Jan 15, 2019
Jan 16, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Fairbanks

View before sunrise.

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

Wed, Jan 16 ↑7:48 am

Jan 15, 2019
Jan 16, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Fairbanks

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

Saturn is just 12 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Wed, Jan 16 ↑9:56 am

Jan 15, 2019
Jan 16, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Fairbanks

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.

Wed, Jan 16 ↓2:34 am

Jan 15, 2019
Jan 16, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Fairbanks

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.

Tue, Jan 15 ↓9:18 pm

Jan 15, 2019
Jan 16, 2019

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Planets Visible in Fairbanks

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Jan 15, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 10:48 amWed 2:04 pmWed 12:26 pmDifficult to see
VenusWed 6:38 amWed 12:44 pmWed 9:41 amGreat visibility
MarsTue 11:08 amWed 12:27 amTue 5:47 pmAverage visibility
JupiterWed 7:48 amWed 12:16 pmWed 10:02 amFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 9:56 amWed 2:11 pmWed 12:04 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusTue 11:19 amWed 2:34 amTue 6:56 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 11:10 amTue 9:18 pmTue 4:14 pmVery difficult to see