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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Plainfield, Illinois, USA

Night Time

8 hours, 49 minutes

Sun, Jun 16 at 8:29 pm – Mon, Jun 17 at 5:18 am

Visible night of Jun 16 – Jun 17, 2024

Mercury: Until Sun 8:46 pm
Venus: Until Sun 8:44 pm
Mars: From Mon 2:36 am
Jupiter: From Mon 4:01 am
Saturn: From Mon 12:51 am
Uranus: From Mon 3:25 am
Neptune: From Mon 1:11 am
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Depending on your latitude, June 20 is either the longest or shortest day of 2024. For locations at 2.1 degrees south it is also the equilux, where day and night are equal.

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Tonight's Sky in Plainfield, Jun 16 – Jun 17, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Plainfield

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 3 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sun, Jun 16 ↓8:46 pm

Jun 16, 2024
Jun 17, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Plainfield

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset.

Venus is just 3 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, Jun 16 ↓8:44 pm

Jun 16, 2024
Jun 17, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Plainfield

View before sunrise.

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

Mon, Jun 17 ↑2:36 am

Jun 16, 2024
Jun 17, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Plainfield

View just before sunrise.

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

Mon, Jun 17 ↑4:01 am

Jun 16, 2024
Jun 17, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Plainfield

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 4 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Mon, Jun 17 ↑12:51 am

Jun 16, 2024
Jun 17, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Plainfield

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

Uranus is just 31 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.

Mon, Jun 17 ↑3:25 am

Jun 16, 2024
Jun 17, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Plainfield

View before sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Very faint, use binoculars.

Mon, Jun 17 ↑1:11 am

Jun 16, 2024
Jun 17, 2024

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Planets Visible in Plainfield

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Jun 17, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:23 amSun 8:46 pmSun 1:04 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 5:31 amSun 8:44 pmSun 1:08 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 2:36 amMon 4:13 pmMon 9:24 amAverage visibility
JupiterMon 4:01 amMon 6:41 pmMon 11:21 amAverage visibility
SaturnMon 12:51 amMon 12:12 pmMon 6:31 amGreat visibility
UranusMon 3:25 amMon 5:51 pmMon 10:38 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneMon 1:11 amMon 1:07 pmMon 7:09 amVery difficult to see