17 hours, 20 minutes
Sun, Jan 29 at 4:22 pm – Mon, Jan 30 at 9:42 am
Visible tonight, Jan 29 – Jan 30, 2023
|Mercury:||From Mon 8:59 am|
|Venus:||Until Sun 7:02 pm|
|Jupiter:||Until Sun 10:52 pm|
|Saturn:||Until Sun 6:04 pm|
|Uranus:||Until Mon 3:40 am|
|Neptune:||Until Sun 9:26 pm|
Can You Find the Faint Green Comet?
C/2022 E3 (ZTF)—a green-ish comet—may be visible in the night sky around the end of January and the beginning of February.
Tonight's Sky in Fairbanks, Jan 29 – Jan 30, 2023 (7 planets visible)
Mercury rise and set in Fairbanks
Try before sunrise.
Mercury rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.
Mon, Jan 30 ↑8:59 am
Venus rise and set in Fairbanks
View just after sunset.
Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.
Sun, Jan 29 ↓7:02 pm
Mars rise and set in Fairbanks
View in the early morning.
Mars can be seen for more than 17 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.
Jupiter rise and set in Fairbanks
View after sunset.
Jupiter can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades.
Sun, Jan 29 ↓10:52 pm
Saturn rise and set in Fairbanks
Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset.
Saturn is just 16 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.
Sun, Jan 29 ↓6:04 pm
Uranus rise and set in Fairbanks
View after sunset. Bring binoculars.
Uranus can be seen for more than 11 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. You may need binoculars.
Mon, Jan 30 ↓3:40 am
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.
Sun, Jan 29 ↓9:26 pm
Planets Visible in Fairbanks
|Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Jan 29, 2023|
|Mercury||Mon 8:59 am||Mon 1:39 pm||Mon 11:19 am||Difficult to see|
|Venus||Sun 10:17 am||Sun 7:02 pm||Sun 2:39 pm||Fairly good visibility|
|Mars||Up all day||Sun 8:45 pm||Perfect visibility|
|Jupiter||Sun 10:23 am||Sun 10:52 pm||Sun 4:37 pm||Fairly good visibility|
|Saturn||Sun 10:12 am||Sun 6:04 pm||Sun 2:08 pm||Difficult to see|
|Uranus||Sun 10:28 am||Mon 3:40 am||Sun 7:04 pm||Average visibility|
|Neptune||Sun 10:19 am||Sun 9:26 pm||Sun 3:52 pm||Very difficult to see|