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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Kansas City, Missouri, USA

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Tue, Nov 20 at 5:00 pm - Wed, Nov 21 at 7:08 am

14 hours, 8 minutes

Visible tonight, Nov 20 – Nov 21, 2018

Mercury: Until Tue 5:41 pm

Venus: From Wed 4:22 am

Mars: Until Wed 12:04 am

Jupiter: Until Tue 5:16 pm

Saturn: Until Tue 7:31 pm

Uranus: Until Wed 4:45 am

Neptune: Until Wed 12:57 am

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Tonight's Sky in Kansas City, Nov 20 – Nov 21, 2018 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Kansas City

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

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

Tue, Nov 20 ↓5:41 pm

Nov 20, 2018
Nov 21, 2018

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Venus rise and set in Kansas City

View before sunrise.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Wed, Nov 21 ↑4:22 am

Nov 20, 2018
Nov 21, 2018

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Mars rise and set in Kansas City

View after sunset.

Mars can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Wed, Nov 21 ↓12:04 am

Nov 20, 2018
Nov 21, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in Kansas City

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Tue, Nov 20 ↓5:16 pm

Nov 20, 2018
Nov 21, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in Kansas City

View after sunset.

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

Tue, Nov 20 ↓7:31 pm

Nov 20, 2018
Nov 21, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in Kansas City

After sunset and most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. You may need binoculars.

Wed, Nov 21 ↓4:45 am

Nov 20, 2018
Nov 21, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in Kansas City

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Wed, Nov 21 ↓12:57 am

Nov 20, 2018
Nov 21, 2018

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Planets Visible in Kansas City

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Nov 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:22 amTue 5:41 pmTue 1:02 pmVery difficult to see
VenusWed 4:22 amWed 3:20 pmWed 9:51 amGreat visibility
MarsTue 1:17 pmWed 12:04 amTue 6:40 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 7:28 amTue 5:16 pmTue 12:22 pmVery difficult to see
SaturnTue 10:05 amTue 7:31 pmTue 2:48 pmAverage visibility
UranusTue 3:30 pmWed 4:45 amTue 10:08 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneTue 1:41 pmWed 12:57 amTue 7:19 pmDifficult to see