11 hours, 55 minutes
Thu, Sep 23 at 7:22 pm - Fri, Sep 24 at 7:18 am
Visible night of Sep 23 – Sep 24, 2021
|Mercury:||Until Thu 7:49 pm|
|Venus:||Until Thu 8:47 pm|
|Mars:||Until Thu 7:34 pm|
|Jupiter:||Until Fri 3:56 am|
|Saturn:||Until Fri 2:30 am|
|Uranus:||From Thu 8:50 pm|
|Neptune:||Until Fri 6:29 am|
Tonight's Sky in Helena, Sep 23 – Sep 24, 2021 (7 planets visible)
Mercury rise and set in Helena
Try after sunset.
Mercury sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.
Thu, Sep 23 ↓7:49 pm
Venus rise and set in Helena
View after sunset.
Venus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.
Thu, Sep 23 ↓8:47 pm
Mars rise and set in Helena
Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.
Mars is just 5 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.
Thu, Sep 23 ↓7:34 pm
Jupiter rise and set in Helena
After sunset and most of the night.
Jupiter is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset.
Fri, Sep 24 ↓3:56 am
Saturn rise and set in Helena
View after sunset.
Saturn can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.
Fri, Sep 24 ↓2:30 am
Uranus rise and set in Helena
View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.
Uranus can be seen for more than 10 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.
Thu, Sep 23 ↑8:50 pm
Neptune rise and set in Helena
Up most of the night. Use binoculars.
Neptune is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. Very faint, use binoculars.
Fri, Sep 24 ↓6:29 am
Planets Visible in Helena
|Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Sep 24, 2021|
|Mercury||Thu 9:36 am||Thu 7:49 pm||Thu 2:43 pm||Very difficult to see|
|Venus||Thu 11:19 am||Thu 8:47 pm||Thu 4:03 pm||Good visibility|
|Mars||Thu 7:42 am||Thu 7:34 pm||Thu 1:38 pm||Extremely difficult to see|
|Jupiter||Thu 6:01 pm||Fri 3:56 am||Thu 10:59 pm||Perfect visibility|
|Saturn||Thu 5:18 pm||Fri 2:30 am||Thu 9:54 pm||Perfect visibility|
|Uranus||Thu 8:50 pm||Fri 11:13 am||Fri 4:02 am||Average visibility|
|Neptune||Thu 7:01 pm||Fri 6:29 am||Fri 12:45 am||Slightly difficult to see|