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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Phenix City, Alabama, USA

Night Time

9 hours, 58 minutes

Tue, Jul 16 at 8:47 pm – Wed, Jul 17 at 6:45 am

Visible tonight, Jul 16 – Jul 17, 2024

Mercury: Until Tue 10:13 pm
Venus: Until Tue 9:32 pm
Mars: From Wed 2:46 am
Jupiter: From Wed 3:37 am
Saturn: From Tue 11:34 pm
Uranus: From Wed 2:40 am
Neptune: From Wed 12:00 midnight
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Recurrent Nova Due to Erupt

Sometime in the next few months, T Coronae Borealis—also known as T CrB or the Blaze Star—might appear briefly in the constellation Corona Borealis as a ‘new’ star. Show Corona Borealis in the Night Sky Map below, or read more about the Blaze Star.

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Tonight's Sky in Phenix City, Jul 16 – Jul 17, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Phenix City

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.

Tue, Jul 16 ↓10:13 pm

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Jul 17, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Phenix City

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only 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.

Tue, Jul 16 ↓9:32 pm

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Jul 17, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Phenix City

View before sunrise.

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

Wed, Jul 17 ↑2:46 am

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Jul 17, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Phenix City

View before sunrise.

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

Wed, Jul 17 ↑3:37 am

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Jul 17, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Phenix City

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 7 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Tue, Jul 16 ↑11:34 pm

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Jul 17, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Phenix City

View before sunrise. Bring binoculars.

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

Wed, Jul 17 ↑2:40 am

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Jul 17, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Phenix City

View in the early morning. Use binoculars.

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

Wed, Jul 17 ↑12:00 midnight

Jul 16, 2024
Jul 17, 2024

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Planets Visible in Phenix City

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Jul 16, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:51 amTue 10:13 pmTue 3:33 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 7:38 amTue 9:32 pmTue 2:35 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 2:46 amWed 4:32 pmWed 9:39 amAverage visibility
JupiterWed 3:37 amWed 5:37 pmWed 10:37 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 11:34 pmWed 11:06 amWed 5:20 amGreat visibility
UranusWed 2:40 amWed 4:25 pmWed 9:33 amDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 12:00 midnightWed 11:57 amWed 5:58 amDifficult to see