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Sun, Jul 15 at 8:34 pm - Mon, Jul 16 at 5:32 am

8 hours, 58 minutes

Visible tonight, Jul 15 – Jul 16, 2018

Mercury: Until Sun 9:44 pm

Venus: Until Sun 10:38 pm

Mars: From Sun 9:42 pm

Jupiter: Until Mon 1:12 am

Saturn: Until Mon 4:12 am

Uranus: From Mon 12:34 am

Neptune: From Sun 10:53 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Madison, Jul 15 – Jul 16, 2018 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Madison

View just after sunset.

Mercury is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Sun, Jul 15 ↓9:44 pm

Jul 15, 2018
Jul 16, 2018

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Venus rise and set in Madison

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Jul 15 ↓10:38 pm

Jul 15, 2018
Jul 16, 2018

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Mars rise and set in Madison

Up most of the night.

Mars is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night.

Sun, Jul 15 ↑9:42 pm

Jul 15, 2018
Jul 16, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in Madison

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 4 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Mon, Jul 16 ↓1:12 am

Jul 15, 2018
Jul 16, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in Madison

Up most of the night.

Saturn is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night.

Mon, Jul 16 ↓4:12 am

Jul 15, 2018
Jul 16, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in Madison

View before sunrise.

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

Mon, Jul 16 ↑12:34 am

Jul 15, 2018
Jul 16, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in Madison

View in the early morning.

Neptune can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sun, Jul 15 ↑10:53 pm

Jul 15, 2018
Jul 16, 2018

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Planets Visible in Madison

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Jul 15, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:51 amSun 9:44 pmSun 2:48 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 9:14 amSun 10:38 pmSun 3:57 pmGood visibility
MarsSun 9:42 pmMon 6:27 amMon 2:05 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 3:02 pmMon 1:12 amSun 8:07 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 7:09 pmMon 4:12 amSun 11:41 pmPerfect visibility
UranusMon 12:34 amMon 2:08 pmMon 7:21 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 10:53 pmMon 10:10 amMon 4:31 amDifficult to see