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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Monticello, Kentucky, USA

Night Time

10 hours, 40 minutes

Fri, Apr 19 at 8:18 pm – Sat, Apr 20 at 6:58 am

Visible night of Apr 19 – Apr 20, 2024

Mercury: From Sat 6:23 am
Venus: From Sat 6:33 am
Mars: From Sat 5:26 am
Jupiter: Until Fri 9:59 pm
Saturn: From Sat 5:12 am
Uranus: Until Fri 10:01 pm
Neptune: From Sat 5:42 am
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April 21–22: Peak of Lyrid Meteor Shower

This year, the Lyrids peak around the time of a bright Full Moon—never ideal for seeing shooting stars. Check viewing conditions for your city.

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Tonight's Sky in Monticello, Apr 19 – Apr 20, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Monticello

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 13 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sat, Apr 20 ↑6:23 am

Apr 19, 2024
Apr 20, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Monticello

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset.

Venus is just 12 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sat, Apr 20 ↑6:33 am

Apr 19, 2024
Apr 20, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Monticello

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, Apr 20 ↑5:26 am

Apr 19, 2024
Apr 20, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Monticello

View just after sunset.

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

Fri, Apr 19 ↓9:59 pm

Apr 19, 2024
Apr 20, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Monticello

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, Apr 20 ↑5:12 am

Apr 19, 2024
Apr 20, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Monticello

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset. Bring binoculars (but don't look at the Sun!).

Uranus is just 22 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars, but only use them when sun is down.

Fri, Apr 19 ↓10:01 pm

Apr 19, 2024
Apr 20, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Monticello

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset. Bring binoculars (but don't look at the Sun!).

Neptune is just 32 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars, but only use them when sun is down.

Sat, Apr 20 ↑5:42 am

Apr 19, 2024
Apr 20, 2024

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Planets Visible in Monticello

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Apr 20, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:23 amSat 7:05 pmSat 12:45 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSat 6:33 amSat 7:17 pmSat 12:55 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 5:26 amSat 5:06 pmSat 11:16 amAverage visibility
JupiterFri 8:06 amFri 9:59 pmFri 3:03 pmAverage visibility
SaturnSat 5:12 amSat 4:32 pmSat 10:52 amAverage visibility
UranusFri 8:05 amFri 10:01 pmFri 3:03 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSat 5:42 amSat 5:36 pmSat 11:39 amExtremely difficult to see