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Sat, Oct 20 at 6:11 pm - Sun, Oct 21 at 7:37 am

13 hours, 25 minutes

Visible tonight, Oct 20 – Oct 21, 2018

Mercury: Until Sat 6:43 pm

Mars: Until Sun 1:00 am

Jupiter: Until Sat 7:24 pm

Saturn: Until Sat 9:43 pm

Uranus: From Sat 6:13 pm

Neptune: Until Sun 3:44 am

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Tonight's Sky in Seattle, Oct 20 – Oct 21, 2018 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Seattle

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mercury is just 19 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sat, Oct 20 ↓6:43 pm

Oct 20, 2018
Oct 21, 2018

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Mars rise and set in Seattle

View after sunset.

Mars can be seen for more than 6 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Sun, Oct 21 ↓1:00 am

Oct 20, 2018
Oct 21, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in Seattle

View just after sunset.

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

Sat, Oct 20 ↓7:24 pm

Oct 20, 2018
Oct 21, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in Seattle

View after sunset.

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

Sat, Oct 20 ↓9:43 pm

Oct 20, 2018
Oct 21, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in Seattle

Up almost all night.

Uranus is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun in the sky, and is, therefore, visible most of the night. This is the best time of the year to view the planet.

Sat, Oct 20 ↑6:13 pm

Oct 20, 2018
Oct 21, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in Seattle

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Oct 21 ↓3:44 am

Oct 20, 2018
Oct 21, 2018

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Planets Visible in Seattle

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Oct 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 9:25 amSat 6:43 pmSat 2:05 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 8:45 amSun 5:41 pmSun 1:13 pmNot visible
MarsSat 3:50 pmSun 1:00 amSat 8:25 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 10:10 amSat 7:24 pmSat 2:47 pmAverage visiblity
SaturnSat 1:15 pmSat 9:43 pmSat 5:29 pmAverage visiblity
UranusSat 6:13 pmSun 7:57 amSun 1:05 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 4:43 pmSun 3:44 amSat 10:13 pmDifficult to see