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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA

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Mon, Oct 19 at 6:07 pm - Tue, Oct 20 at 7:14 am

13 hours, 7 minutes

Visible tonight, Oct 19 – Oct 20, 2020

Mercury: Until Mon 6:24 pm
Venus: From Tue 4:06 am
Mars: Until Tue 6:33 am
Jupiter: Until Mon 11:01 pm
Saturn: Until Mon 11:32 pm
Uranus: From Mon 6:33 pm
Neptune: Until Tue 4:01 am
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Tonight's Sky in Poughkeepsie, Oct 19 – Oct 20, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Poughkeepsie

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

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

Mon, Oct 19 ↓6:24 pm

Oct 19, 2020
Oct 20, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Poughkeepsie

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.

Tue, Oct 20 ↑4:06 am

Oct 19, 2020
Oct 20, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Poughkeepsie

Up most of the night.

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

Tue, Oct 20 ↓6:33 am

Oct 19, 2020
Oct 20, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Poughkeepsie

View after sunset.

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

Mon, Oct 19 ↓11:01 pm

Oct 19, 2020
Oct 20, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Poughkeepsie

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 5 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Mon, Oct 19 ↓11:32 pm

Oct 19, 2020
Oct 20, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Poughkeepsie

Up most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. You may need binoculars.

Mon, Oct 19 ↑6:33 pm

Oct 19, 2020
Oct 20, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Poughkeepsie

After sunset and most of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. Very faint, use binoculars.

Tue, Oct 20 ↓4:01 am

Oct 19, 2020
Oct 20, 2020

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Planets Visible in Poughkeepsie

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Oct 19, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 8:28 amMon 6:24 pmMon 1:25 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 4:06 amTue 4:46 pmTue 10:26 amGood visibility
MarsMon 5:54 pmTue 6:33 amTue 12:14 amPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 1:48 pmMon 11:01 pmMon 6:25 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 2:09 pmMon 11:32 pmMon 6:51 pmPerfect visibility
UranusMon 6:33 pmTue 8:20 amTue 1:26 amAverage visibility
NeptuneMon 4:37 pmTue 4:01 amMon 10:19 pmDifficult to see