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Night time

Fri, Jun 23 at 8:36 pm - Sat, Jun 24 at 5:20 am

8 hours, 44 minutes

Visible night of Jun 23 – Jun 24, 2017

Mercury: Until Fri 8:54 pm

Venus: From Sat 2:54 am

Mars: Until Fri 9:20 pm

Jupiter: Until Sat 1:25 am

Saturn: Until Sat 4:56 am

Uranus: From Sat 1:49 am

Neptune: From Sat 12:12 am

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Tonight's Sky in Rockford, Jun 23 – Jun 24, 2017 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Rockford

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.

Fri, Jun 23 ↓8:54 pm

Jun 23, 2017
Jun 24, 2017

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Venus rise and set in Rockford

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, Jun 24 ↑2:54 am

Jun 23, 2017
Jun 24, 2017

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Mars rise and set in Rockford

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mars is just 10 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Fri, Jun 23 ↓9:20 pm

Jun 23, 2017
Jun 24, 2017

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Jupiter rise and set in Rockford

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 4 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Sat, Jun 24 ↓1:25 am

Jun 23, 2017
Jun 24, 2017

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Saturn rise and set in Rockford

Up most of the night.

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

Sat, Jun 24 ↓4:56 am

Jun 23, 2017
Jun 24, 2017

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Uranus rise and set in Rockford

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, Jun 24 ↑1:49 am

Jun 23, 2017
Jun 24, 2017

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Neptune rise and set in Rockford

View in the early morning.

Neptune can be seen for more than 5 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sat, Jun 24 ↑12:12 am

Jun 23, 2017
Jun 24, 2017

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Planets Visible in Rockford

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Jun 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:26 amFri 8:54 pmFri 1:10 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSat 2:54 amSat 4:52 pmSat 9:52 amGood visibility
MarsFri 6:05 amFri 9:20 pmFri 1:43 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterFri 1:51 pmSat 1:25 amFri 7:38 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 7:42 pmSat 4:56 amSat 12:19 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 1:49 amSat 3:09 pmSat 8:29 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 12:12 amSat 11:25 amSat 5:48 amDifficult to see