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

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Sat, Aug 8 at 11:41 pm - Sun, Aug 9 at 6:33 am

6 hours, 52 minutes

Visible tonight, Aug 8 – Aug 9, 2020

Mercury: ↓ Sat 11:52 pm ↑ Sun 5:15 am

Venus: From Sun 2:29 am

Mars: From Sun 12:29 am

Jupiter: Until Sun 3:22 am

Saturn: Until Sun 4:20 am

Uranus: From Sun 12:03 am

Neptune: From Sat 11:50 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Nome, Aug 8 – Aug 9, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Nome

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

Mercury is just 10 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sat, Aug 8 ↓11:52 pm
Sun, Aug 9 ↑5:15 am

Aug 8, 2020
Aug 9, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Nome

View before sunrise.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, Aug 9 ↑2:29 am

Aug 8, 2020
Aug 9, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Nome

View in the early morning.

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

Sun, Aug 9 ↑12:29 am

Aug 8, 2020
Aug 9, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Nome

After sunset and most of the night.

Jupiter is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset.

Sun, Aug 9 ↓3:22 am

Aug 8, 2020
Aug 9, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Nome

Up most of the night.

Saturn is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. It is very close to the horizon, making it fainter because the light has to cover a larger distance when traveling through the Earth's atmosphere. Make sure to get an unobstructed view with as little light pollution as possible.

Sun, Aug 9 ↓4:20 am

Aug 8, 2020
Aug 9, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Nome

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Sun, Aug 9 ↑12:03 am

Aug 8, 2020
Aug 9, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Nome

Most of the night until sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sat, Aug 8 ↑11:50 pm

Aug 8, 2020
Aug 9, 2020

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Planets Visible in Nome

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Aug 8, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:04 amSat 11:52 pmSat 2:30 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 2:29 amSun 9:21 pmSun 11:55 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 12:29 amSun 1:59 pmSun 7:13 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 11:01 pmSun 3:22 amSun 1:11 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 11:10 pmSun 4:20 amSun 1:45 amAverage visibility
UranusSun 12:03 amSun 4:38 pmSun 8:20 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 11:50 pmSun 10:37 amSun 5:14 amDifficult to see