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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, USA (Sagavanirktok)

Night Time

19 hours, 15 minutes

Tue, Jan 31 at 3:26 pm – Wed, Feb 1 at 10:42 am

Visible tonight, Jan 31 – Feb 1, 2023

Venus: ↓ Tue 6:45 pm ↑ Wed 10:37 am
Mars: Perfect visibility
Jupiter: ↓ Tue 10:54 pm ↑ Wed 10:08 am
Saturn: Until Tue 5:15 pm
Uranus: ↓ Wed 4:41 am ↑ Wed 9:12 am
Neptune: ↓ Tue 9:13 pm ↑ Wed 10:18 am
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Tonight's Sky in Prudhoe Bay, Jan 31 – Feb 1, 2023 (6 planets visible)

Venus rise and set in Prudhoe Bay

View just after sunset.

Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Tue, Jan 31 ↓6:45 pm
Wed, Feb 1 ↑10:37 am

Jan 31, 2023
Feb 1, 2023

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Mars rise and set in Prudhoe Bay

View in the early morning.

Mars can be seen for more than 19 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Jan 31, 2023
Feb 1, 2023

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Jupiter rise and set in Prudhoe Bay

View after sunset.

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

Tue, Jan 31 ↓10:54 pm
Wed, Feb 1 ↑10:08 am

Jan 31, 2023
Feb 1, 2023

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Saturn rise and set in Prudhoe Bay

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset.

Saturn is just 14 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Tue, Jan 31 ↓5:15 pm

Jan 31, 2023
Feb 1, 2023

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Uranus rise and set in Prudhoe Bay

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. You may need binoculars.

Wed, Feb 1 ↓4:41 am
Wed, Feb 1 ↑9:12 am

Jan 31, 2023
Feb 1, 2023

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Neptune rise and set in Prudhoe Bay

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Very faint, use binoculars.

Tue, Jan 31 ↓9:13 pm
Wed, Feb 1 ↑10:18 am

Jan 31, 2023
Feb 1, 2023

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Planets Visible in Prudhoe Bay

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Jan 31, 2023
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryDown all dayTue 11:22 amDown all night, not visible
VenusTue 10:43 amTue 6:45 pmTue 2:43 pmFairly good visibility
MarsUp all dayTue 8:41 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 10:12 amTue 10:54 pmTue 4:33 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 10:52 amTue 5:15 pmTue 2:03 pmVery difficult to see
UranusTue 9:16 amWed 4:41 amTue 6:59 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 10:22 amTue 9:13 pmTue 3:47 pmVery difficult to see