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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Grand Island, Nebraska, USA

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Tue, Aug 20 at 8:24 pm - Wed, Aug 21 at 6:49 am

10 hours, 24 minutes

Visible night of Aug 20 – Aug 21, 2019

Mercury: From Wed 5:38 am

Venus: Until Tue 8:34 pm

Mars: Until Tue 8:38 pm

Jupiter: Until Wed 1:10 am

Saturn: Until Wed 3:18 am

Uranus: From Tue 11:04 pm

Neptune: From Tue 9:10 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Grand Island, Aug 20 – Aug 21, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Grand Island

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

Mercury is just 14 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Wed, Aug 21 ↑5:38 am

Aug 20, 2019
Aug 21, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Grand Island

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Venus is just 2 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Tue, Aug 20 ↓8:34 pm

Aug 20, 2019
Aug 21, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Grand Island

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mars is just 4 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Tue, Aug 20 ↓8:38 pm

Aug 20, 2019
Aug 21, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Grand Island

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 4 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Wed, Aug 21 ↓1:10 am

Aug 20, 2019
Aug 21, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Grand Island

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 6 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Wed, Aug 21 ↓3:18 am

Aug 20, 2019
Aug 21, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Grand Island

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 7 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Tue, Aug 20 ↑11:04 pm

Aug 20, 2019
Aug 21, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Grand Island

Most of the night until sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Tue, Aug 20 ↑9:10 pm

Aug 20, 2019
Aug 21, 2019

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Planets Visible in Grand Island

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Aug 21, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:38 amWed 7:53 pmWed 12:46 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 6:55 amTue 8:34 pmTue 1:45 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 7:09 amTue 8:38 pmTue 1:54 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterTue 3:50 pmWed 1:10 amTue 8:30 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 6:00 pmWed 3:18 amTue 10:39 pmPerfect visibility
UranusTue 11:04 pmWed 12:42 pmWed 5:53 amAverage visibility
NeptuneTue 9:10 pmWed 8:34 amWed 2:52 amDifficult to see