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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Ketchikan, Alaska, USA

Night Time

6 hours, 34 minutes

Wed, Jun 16 at 9:30 pm - Thu, Jun 17 at 4:04 am

Visible tonight, Jun 16 – Jun 17, 2021

Venus: Until Wed 11:05 pm
Mars: Until Wed 11:45 pm
Jupiter: From Thu 12:26 am
Saturn: From Wed 11:50 pm
Uranus: From Thu 2:08 am
Neptune: From Thu 12:57 am
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Tonight's Sky in Ketchikan, Jun 16 – Jun 17, 2021 (6 planets visible)

Venus rise and set in Ketchikan

View just after sunset.

Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Wed, Jun 16 ↓11:05 pm

Jun 16, 2021
Jun 17, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Ketchikan

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Jun 16 ↓11:45 pm

Jun 16, 2021
Jun 17, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Ketchikan

View before sunrise.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 3 hours before sunrise.

Thu, Jun 17 ↑12:26 am

Jun 16, 2021
Jun 17, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Ketchikan

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 4 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Wed, Jun 16 ↑11:50 pm

Jun 16, 2021
Jun 17, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Ketchikan

View before sunrise. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. You may need binoculars.

Thu, Jun 17 ↑2:08 am

Jun 16, 2021
Jun 17, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Ketchikan

View before sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 3 hours before sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Thu, Jun 17 ↑12:57 am

Jun 16, 2021
Jun 17, 2021

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Planets Visible in Ketchikan

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jun 16, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 4:07 amThu 8:05 pmThu 12:07 pmNot visible
VenusWed 5:37 amWed 11:05 pmWed 2:21 pmFairly good visibility
MarsWed 7:11 amWed 11:45 pmWed 3:28 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 12:26 amThu 10:15 amThu 5:20 amGreat visibility
SaturnWed 11:50 pmThu 8:20 amThu 4:05 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 2:08 amThu 5:23 pmThu 9:45 amDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 12:57 amThu 12:20 pmThu 6:39 amDifficult to see