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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in San Jose, California, USA

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10 hours, 50 minutes

Wed, Apr 14 at 7:42 pm - Thu, Apr 15 at 6:32 am

Visible tonight, Apr 14 – Apr 15, 2021

Mercury: From Thu 6:28 am
Venus: Until Wed 8:04 pm
Mars: Until Thu 12:36 am
Jupiter: From Thu 4:05 am
Saturn: From Thu 3:25 am
Uranus: Until Wed 8:51 pm
Neptune: From Thu 5:14 am
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Tonight's Sky in San Jose, Apr 14 – Apr 15, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in San Jose

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

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

Thu, Apr 15 ↑6:28 am

Apr 14, 2021
Apr 15, 2021

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Venus rise and set in San Jose

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around 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.

Wed, Apr 14 ↓8:04 pm

Apr 14, 2021
Apr 15, 2021

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Mars rise and set in San Jose

View after sunset.

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

Thu, Apr 15 ↓12:36 am

Apr 14, 2021
Apr 15, 2021

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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.

Thu, Apr 15 ↑4:05 am

Apr 14, 2021
Apr 15, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in San Jose

View before sunrise.

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

Thu, Apr 15 ↑3:25 am

Apr 14, 2021
Apr 15, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in San Jose

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Uranus is just 15 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Wed, Apr 14 ↓8:51 pm

Apr 14, 2021
Apr 15, 2021

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Neptune rise and set in San Jose

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

Neptune is just 33 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Very faint, use binoculars.

Thu, Apr 15 ↑5:14 am

Apr 14, 2021
Apr 15, 2021

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Planets Visible in San Jose

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Apr 14, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:28 amThu 7:23 pmThu 12:55 pmDifficult to see
VenusWed 6:52 amWed 8:04 pmWed 1:28 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 9:45 amThu 12:36 amWed 5:11 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 4:05 amThu 2:45 pmThu 9:25 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 3:25 amThu 1:37 pmThu 8:31 amAverage visibility
UranusWed 7:17 amWed 8:51 pmWed 2:04 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 5:14 amThu 4:52 pmThu 11:03 amExtremely difficult to see