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Fri, Sep 21 at 6:56 pm - Sat, Sep 22 at 6:44 am

11 hours, 48 minutes

Visible night of Sep 21 – Sep 22, 2018

Mercury: Until Fri 7:03 pm

Venus: Until Fri 7:52 pm

Mars: Until Sat 1:44 am

Jupiter: Until Fri 9:03 pm

Saturn: Until Fri 11:36 pm

Uranus: From Fri 8:06 pm

Neptune: Until Sat 5:34 am

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Tonight's Sky in Madison, Sep 21 – Sep 22, 2018 (6 planets visible)

Venus rise and set in Madison

Try after sunset.

Venus sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Fri, Sep 21 ↓7:52 pm

Sep 21, 2018
Sep 22, 2018

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Mars rise and set in Madison

View after sunset.

Mars can be seen for more than 6 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Sat, Sep 22 ↓1:44 am

Sep 21, 2018
Sep 22, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in Madison

View after sunset.

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

Fri, Sep 21 ↓9:03 pm

Sep 21, 2018
Sep 22, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in Madison

View after sunset.

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

Fri, Sep 21 ↓11:36 pm

Sep 21, 2018
Sep 22, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in Madison

Most of the night until sunrise.

Uranus is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise.

Fri, Sep 21 ↑8:06 pm

Sep 21, 2018
Sep 22, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in Madison

Up most of the night.

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

Sat, Sep 22 ↓5:34 am

Sep 21, 2018
Sep 22, 2018

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Planets Visible in Madison

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Sep 22, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 6:44 amFri 7:03 pmFri 12:54 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusFri 10:21 amFri 7:52 pmFri 3:07 pmAverage visiblity
MarsFri 4:53 pmSat 1:44 amFri 9:18 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 11:11 amFri 9:03 pmFri 4:07 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 2:35 pmFri 11:36 pmFri 7:06 pmPerfect visibility
UranusFri 8:06 pmSat 9:38 amSat 2:52 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 6:22 pmSat 5:34 amFri 11:58 pmSlightly difficult to see