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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Ruidoso, New Mexico, USA

Night Time

Sun, Apr 21 at 7:37 pm - Mon, Apr 22 at 6:24 am

10 hours, 47 minutes

Visible night of Apr 21 – Apr 22, 2019

Mercury: From Mon 5:27 am

Venus: From Mon 5:10 am

Mars: Until Sun 11:04 pm

Jupiter: From Sun 11:38 pm

Saturn: From Mon 1:27 am

Uranus: Until Sun 7:39 pm

Neptune: From Mon 4:30 am

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Tonight's Sky in Ruidoso, Apr 21 – Apr 22, 2019 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Ruidoso

Try before sunrise.

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

Mon, Apr 22 ↑5:27 am

Apr 21, 2019
Apr 22, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Ruidoso

View just before sunrise.

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

Mon, Apr 22 ↑5:10 am

Apr 21, 2019
Apr 22, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Ruidoso

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Apr 21 ↓11:04 pm

Apr 21, 2019
Apr 22, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Ruidoso

View in the early morning.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sun, Apr 21 ↑11:38 pm

Apr 21, 2019
Apr 22, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Ruidoso

View in the early morning.

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

Mon, Apr 22 ↑1:27 am

Apr 21, 2019
Apr 22, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Ruidoso

View before sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Very faint, use binoculars.

Mon, Apr 22 ↑4:30 am

Apr 21, 2019
Apr 22, 2019

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Planets Visible in Ruidoso

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Apr 22, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:27 amMon 5:35 pmMon 11:31 amDifficult to see
VenusMon 5:10 amMon 5:14 pmMon 11:12 amFairly good visibility
MarsSun 8:45 amSun 11:04 pmSun 3:55 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSun 11:38 pmMon 9:34 amMon 4:36 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 1:27 amMon 11:32 amMon 6:29 amPerfect visibility
UranusSun 6:32 amSun 7:39 pmSun 1:06 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
NeptuneMon 4:30 amMon 4:04 pmMon 10:17 amVery difficult to see