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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA

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Fri, Dec 4 at 4:11 pm - Sat, Dec 5 at 6:59 am

14 hours, 49 minutes

Visible tonight, Dec 4 – Dec 5, 2020

Mercury: From Sat 6:21 am
Venus: From Sat 4:42 am
Mars: Until Sat 2:22 am
Jupiter: Until Fri 7:23 pm
Saturn: Until Fri 7:33 pm
Uranus: Until Sat 4:01 am
Neptune: Until Fri 11:47 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Lawrence, Dec 4 – Dec 5, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Lawrence

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

Mercury is just 9 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sat, Dec 5 ↑6:21 am

Dec 4, 2020
Dec 5, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Lawrence

View just before sunrise.

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

Sat, Dec 5 ↑4:42 am

Dec 4, 2020
Dec 5, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Lawrence

View after sunset.

Mars can be seen for more than 10 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Sat, Dec 5 ↓2:22 am

Dec 4, 2020
Dec 5, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Lawrence

View after sunset.

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

Fri, Dec 4 ↓7:23 pm

Dec 4, 2020
Dec 5, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Lawrence

View after sunset.

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

Fri, Dec 4 ↓7:33 pm

Dec 4, 2020
Dec 5, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Lawrence

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.

Sat, Dec 5 ↓4:01 am

Dec 4, 2020
Dec 5, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Lawrence

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.

Fri, Dec 4 ↓11:47 pm

Dec 4, 2020
Dec 5, 2020

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Planets Visible in Lawrence

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Dec 4, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:21 amSat 3:40 pmSat 11:01 amDifficult to see
VenusSat 4:42 amSat 2:50 pmSat 9:46 amFairly good visibility
MarsFri 1:24 pmSat 2:22 amFri 7:53 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 10:05 amFri 7:23 pmFri 2:44 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 10:11 amFri 7:33 pmFri 2:52 pmAverage visibility
UranusFri 2:14 pmSat 4:01 amFri 9:08 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 12:24 pmFri 11:47 pmFri 6:05 pmDifficult to see