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Night Time

Mon, Dec 11 at 4:50 pm - Tue, Dec 12 at 7:12 am

14 hours, 23 minutes

Visible night of Dec 11 – Dec 12, 2017

Mercury: Until Mon 5:04 pm

Venus: From Tue 6:42 am

Mars: From Tue 3:14 am

Jupiter: From Tue 4:10 am

Saturn: Until Mon 5:29 pm

Uranus: Until Tue 2:45 am

Neptune: Until Mon 11:14 pm

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Currently showing previous night. For planet visibility in the coming night, please check again after 12 noon.

Tonight's Sky in San Jose, Dec 11 – Dec 12, 2017 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in San Jose

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.

Mon, Dec 11 ↓5:04 pm

Dec 11, 2017
Dec 12, 2017

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Venus rise and set in San Jose

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

Venus is just 7 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Tue, Dec 12 ↑6:42 am

Dec 11, 2017
Dec 12, 2017

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Mars rise and set in San Jose

View before sunrise.

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

Tue, Dec 12 ↑3:14 am

Dec 11, 2017
Dec 12, 2017

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Jupiter rise and set in San Jose

View before sunrise.

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

Tue, Dec 12 ↑4:10 am

Dec 11, 2017
Dec 12, 2017

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Saturn rise and set in San Jose

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Saturn is just 9 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Mon, Dec 11 ↓5:29 pm

Dec 11, 2017
Dec 12, 2017

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Uranus rise and set in San Jose

View after sunset.

Uranus can be seen for more than 9 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Tue, Dec 12 ↓2:45 am

Dec 11, 2017
Dec 12, 2017

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Neptune rise and set in San Jose

View after sunset.

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

Mon, Dec 11 ↓11:14 pm

Dec 11, 2017
Dec 12, 2017

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Planets Visible in San Jose

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Dec 12, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:24 amMon 5:04 pmMon 12:14 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 6:42 amTue 4:23 pmTue 11:33 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 3:14 amTue 2:09 pmTue 8:42 amAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 4:10 amTue 2:41 pmTue 9:26 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 7:51 amMon 5:29 pmMon 12:40 pmVery difficult to see
UranusMon 1:46 pmTue 2:45 amMon 8:15 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 12:00 noonMon 11:14 pmMon 5:37 pmVery difficult to see