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Fri, Apr 20 at 7:43 pm - Sat, Apr 21 at 6:06 am

10 hours, 23 minutes

Visible night of Apr 20 – Apr 21, 2018

Mercury: From Sat 5:18 am

Venus: Until Fri 9:51 pm

Mars: From Sat 1:48 am

Jupiter: From Fri 9:13 pm

Saturn: From Sat 1:02 am

Uranus: From Sat 6:03 am

Neptune: From Sat 4:27 am

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Tonight's Sky in Rockford, Apr 20 – Apr 21, 2018 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Rockford

Try before sunrise.

Mercury rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Sat, Apr 21 ↑5:18 am

Apr 20, 2018
Apr 21, 2018

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Venus rise and set in Rockford

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.

Fri, Apr 20 ↓9:51 pm

Apr 20, 2018
Apr 21, 2018

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Mars rise and set in Rockford

View in the early morning.

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

Sat, Apr 21 ↑1:48 am

Apr 20, 2018
Apr 21, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in Rockford

Most of the night until sunrise.

Jupiter is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise.

Fri, Apr 20 ↑9:13 pm

Apr 20, 2018
Apr 21, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in Rockford

View in the early morning.

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

Sat, Apr 21 ↑1:02 am

Apr 20, 2018
Apr 21, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in Rockford

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 2 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sat, Apr 21 ↑6:03 am

Apr 20, 2018
Apr 21, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in Rockford

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, Apr 21 ↑4:27 am

Apr 20, 2018
Apr 21, 2018

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Planets Visible in Rockford

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Apr 21, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:18 amSat 5:29 pmSat 11:24 amDifficult to see
VenusFri 7:14 amFri 9:51 pmFri 2:32 pmFairly good visibility
MarsSat 1:48 amSat 10:52 amSat 6:20 amPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 9:13 pmSat 7:12 amSat 2:12 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 1:02 amSat 10:13 amSat 5:38 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 6:03 amSat 7:25 pmSat 12:44 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSat 4:27 amSat 3:44 pmSat 10:06 amVery difficult to see