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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Houston, Texas, USA

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Fri, Mar 27 at 7:37 pm - Sat, Mar 28 at 7:15 am

11 hours, 38 minutes

Visible night of Mar 27 – Mar 28, 2020

Mercury: From Sat 6:07 am

Venus: Until Fri 11:16 pm

Mars: From Sat 3:47 am

Jupiter: From Sat 3:28 am

Saturn: From Sat 3:52 am

Uranus: Until Fri 9:41 pm

Neptune: From Sat 6:27 am

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Tonight's Sky in Houston, Mar 27 – Mar 28, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Houston

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.

Sat, Mar 28 ↑6:07 am

Mar 27, 2020
Mar 28, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Houston

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.

Fri, Mar 27 ↓11:16 pm

Mar 27, 2020
Mar 28, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Houston

View before sunrise.

Mars can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter.

Sat, Mar 28 ↑3:47 am

Mar 27, 2020
Mar 28, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Houston

View before sunrise.

Jupiter can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter.

Sat, Mar 28 ↑3:28 am

Mar 27, 2020
Mar 28, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Houston

View before sunrise.

Saturn can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter.

Sat, Mar 28 ↑3:52 am

Mar 27, 2020
Mar 28, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Houston

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

Uranus is just 27 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars.

Fri, Mar 27 ↓9:41 pm

Mar 27, 2020
Mar 28, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Houston

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Neptune is just 18 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sat, Mar 28 ↑6:27 am

Mar 27, 2020
Mar 28, 2020

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Planets Visible in Houston

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Mar 28, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:07 amSat 5:30 pmSat 11:48 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 9:24 amFri 11:16 pmFri 4:19 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 3:47 amSat 2:09 pmSat 8:58 amAverage visibility
JupiterSat 3:28 amSat 1:49 pmSat 8:39 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 3:52 amSat 2:20 pmSat 9:06 amAverage visibility
UranusFri 8:38 amFri 9:41 pmFri 3:09 pmVery difficult to see
NeptuneSat 6:27 amSat 6:06 pmSat 12:16 pmExtremely difficult to see