12 hours, 7 minutes
Mon, Sep 25 at 7:42 pm – Tue, Sep 26 at 7:49 am
Visible night of Sep 25 – Sep 26, 2023
|Mercury:||↓ Mon 8:10 pm||↑ Tue 5:20 am|
|Venus:||From Tue 2:37 am|
|Saturn:||↑ Mon 8:16 pm||↓ Tue 3:26 am|
|Neptune:||↑ Mon 7:45 pm||↓ Tue 6:56 am|
As Venus Dazzles, Data Reveals Subtle Patterns
Venus—currently shining in the morning sky—produces patterns that can only be revealed by plotting data over many thousands of years.
Tonight's Sky in Prudhoe Bay, Sep 25 – Sep 26, 2023 (6 planets visible)
Mercury rise and set in Prudhoe Bay
Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset.
Mercury is just 17 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.
Mon, Sep 25 ↓8:10 pm
Tue, Sep 26 ↑5:20 am
Venus rise and set in Prudhoe Bay
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, Sep 26 ↑2:37 am
Jupiter rise and set in Prudhoe Bay
View in the early morning.
Jupiter can be seen for more than 12 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.
Saturn rise and set in Prudhoe Bay
After sunset and most of the night.
Saturn is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset. It is quite 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.
Mon, Sep 25 ↑8:16 pm
Tue, Sep 26 ↓3:26 am
Uranus rise and set in Prudhoe Bay
View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.
Uranus can be seen for more than 12 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.
Neptune rise and set in Prudhoe Bay
Up most of the night. Use binoculars.
Neptune is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. Very faint, use binoculars.
Mon, Sep 25 ↑7:45 pm
Tue, Sep 26 ↓6:56 am
Planets Visible in Prudhoe Bay
|Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Sep 26, 2023|
|Mercury||Mon 5:13 am||Mon 8:10 pm||Mon 12:43 pm||Slightly difficult to see|
|Venus||Tue 2:37 am||Tue 7:21 pm||Tue 10:59 am||Great visibility|
|Mars||Tue 10:02 am||Tue 7:26 pm||Tue 2:45 pm||Not visible|
|Jupiter||Mon 7:02 pm||Tue 1:45 pm||Tue 4:24 am||Perfect visibility|
|Saturn||Mon 8:16 pm||Tue 3:26 am||Mon 11:51 pm||Good visibility|
|Uranus||Mon 6:13 pm||Tue 3:35 pm||Tue 4:54 am||Average visibility|
|Neptune||Mon 7:45 pm||Tue 6:56 am||Tue 1:21 am||Slightly difficult to see|