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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Night Time

12 hours, 29 minutes

Fri, Mar 5 at 6:23 pm - Sat, Mar 6 at 6:53 am

Visible tonight, Mar 5 – Mar 6, 2021

Mercury: From Sat 5:48 am
Venus: From Sat 6:49 am
Mars: Until Sat 12:50 am
Jupiter: From Sat 5:45 am
Saturn: From Sat 5:19 am
Uranus: Until Fri 10:44 pm
Neptune: Until Fri 6:44 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Salt Lake City, Mar 5 – Mar 6, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Salt Lake City

View just before sunrise.

Mercury is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Sat, Mar 6 ↑5:48 am

Mar 5, 2021
Mar 6, 2021

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Venus rise and set in Salt Lake City

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunrise and sunset only.

Venus is just 5 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sat, Mar 6 ↑6:49 am

Mar 5, 2021
Mar 6, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Salt Lake City

View after sunset.

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

Sat, Mar 6 ↓12:50 am

Mar 5, 2021
Mar 6, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Salt Lake City

View just before sunrise.

Jupiter is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Sat, Mar 6 ↑5:45 am

Mar 5, 2021
Mar 6, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Salt Lake City

View before sunrise.

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

Sat, Mar 6 ↑5:19 am

Mar 5, 2021
Mar 6, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Salt Lake City

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.

Fri, Mar 5 ↓10:44 pm

Mar 5, 2021
Mar 6, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in Salt Lake City

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Neptune is just 5 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Fri, Mar 5 ↓6:44 pm

Mar 5, 2021
Mar 6, 2021

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Planets Visible in Salt Lake City

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Mar 5, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:48 amSat 4:03 pmSat 10:55 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 6:49 amSat 5:56 pmSat 12:22 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 10:02 amSat 12:50 amFri 5:26 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSat 5:45 amSat 3:56 pmSat 10:50 amAverage visibility
SaturnSat 5:19 amSat 3:11 pmSat 10:15 amAverage visibility
UranusFri 9:03 amFri 10:44 pmFri 3:54 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 7:13 amFri 6:44 pmFri 12:58 pmExtremely difficult to see