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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Flagstaff, Arizona, USA

Night Time

13 hours, 19 minutes

Tue, Feb 7 at 6:01 pm – Wed, Feb 8 at 7:19 am

Visible tonight, Feb 7 – Feb 8, 2023

Mercury: From Wed 6:06 am
Venus: Until Tue 8:03 pm
Mars: Until Wed 3:13 am
Jupiter: Until Tue 9:51 pm
Saturn: Until Tue 6:35 pm
Uranus: Until Wed 12:54 am
Neptune: Until Tue 8:46 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Flagstaff, Feb 7 – Feb 8, 2023 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Flagstaff

View just before sunrise.

Mercury is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Wed, Feb 8 ↑6:06 am

Feb 7, 2023
Feb 8, 2023

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Venus rise and set in Flagstaff

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.

Tue, Feb 7 ↓8:03 pm

Feb 7, 2023
Feb 8, 2023

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Mars rise and set in Flagstaff

View after sunset.

Mars can be seen for more than 9 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Wed, Feb 8 ↓3:13 am

Feb 7, 2023
Feb 8, 2023

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Jupiter rise and set in Flagstaff

View after sunset.

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

Tue, Feb 7 ↓9:51 pm

Feb 7, 2023
Feb 8, 2023

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Saturn rise and set in Flagstaff

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Saturn is just 8 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Tue, Feb 7 ↓6:35 pm

Feb 7, 2023
Feb 8, 2023

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Uranus rise and set in Flagstaff

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, Feb 8 ↓12:54 am

Feb 7, 2023
Feb 8, 2023

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Neptune rise and set in Flagstaff

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune is just 35 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Very faint, use binoculars.

Tue, Feb 7 ↓8:46 pm

Feb 7, 2023
Feb 8, 2023

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Planets Visible in Flagstaff

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Feb 7, 2023
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:06 amWed 4:05 pmWed 11:06 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 8:39 amTue 8:03 pmTue 2:21 pmFairly good visibility
MarsTue 12:36 pmWed 3:13 amTue 7:55 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 9:37 amTue 9:51 pmTue 3:44 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 7:50 amTue 6:35 pmTue 1:13 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusTue 11:17 amWed 12:54 amTue 6:05 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 9:02 amTue 8:46 pmTue 2:54 pmExtremely difficult to see