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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

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Sat, May 18 at 8:19 pm - Sun, May 19 at 5:48 am

9 hours, 29 minutes

Visible night of May 18 – May 19, 2019

Mercury: From Sun 5:41 am

Venus: From Sun 4:49 am

Mars: Until Sat 11:04 pm

Jupiter: From Sat 10:06 pm

Saturn: From Sun 12:03 am

Uranus: From Sun 4:42 am

Neptune: From Sun 2:55 am

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Tonight's Sky in Harrisburg, May 18 – May 19, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Harrisburg

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Sun, May 19 ↑5:41 am

May 18, 2019
May 19, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Harrisburg

Try before sunrise.

Venus rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, May 19 ↑4:49 am

May 18, 2019
May 19, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Harrisburg

View after sunset.

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

Sat, May 18 ↓11:04 pm

May 18, 2019
May 19, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Harrisburg

Most of the night until sunrise.

Jupiter is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise.

Sat, May 18 ↑10:06 pm

May 18, 2019
May 19, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Harrisburg

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 5 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sun, May 19 ↑12:03 am

May 18, 2019
May 19, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Harrisburg

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

Uranus is just 23 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars.

Sun, May 19 ↑4:42 am

May 18, 2019
May 19, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Harrisburg

View before sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, May 19 ↑2:55 am

May 18, 2019
May 19, 2019

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Planets Visible in Harrisburg

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, May 19, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:41 amSun 8:09 pmSun 12:54 pmVery difficult to see
VenusSun 4:49 amSun 6:17 pmSun 11:33 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 7:56 amSat 11:04 pmSat 3:30 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSat 10:06 pmSun 7:27 amSun 2:46 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 12:03 amSun 9:32 amSun 4:47 amPerfect visibility
UranusSun 4:42 amSun 6:12 pmSun 11:27 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSun 2:55 amSun 2:22 pmSun 8:38 amVery difficult to see