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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Solvang, California, USA

Night Time

10 hours, 32 minutes

Sun, Aug 14 at 7:49 pm – Mon, Aug 15 at 6:21 am

Visible night of Aug 14 – Aug 15, 2022

Mercury: Until Sun 8:53 pm
Venus: From Mon 4:53 am
Mars: From Mon 12:11 am
Jupiter: From Sun 9:50 pm
Saturn: Perfect visibility
Uranus: From Sun 11:40 pm
Neptune: From Sun 9:15 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Solvang, Aug 14 – Aug 15, 2022 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Solvang

View just after sunset.

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

Sun, Aug 14 ↓8:53 pm

Aug 14, 2022
Aug 15, 2022

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Venus rise and set in Solvang

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, Aug 15 ↑4:53 am

Aug 14, 2022
Aug 15, 2022

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Mars rise and set in Solvang

View before sunrise.

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

Mon, Aug 15 ↑12:11 am

Aug 14, 2022
Aug 15, 2022

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Jupiter rise and set in Solvang

View in the early morning.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 8 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sun, Aug 14 ↑9:50 pm

Aug 14, 2022
Aug 15, 2022

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Saturn rise and set in Solvang

Up almost all night.

Saturn 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.

Aug 14, 2022
Aug 15, 2022

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Uranus rise and set in Solvang

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Sun, Aug 14 ↑11:40 pm

Aug 14, 2022
Aug 15, 2022

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Neptune rise and set in Solvang

Most of the night until sunrise. Use binoculars.

Neptune is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Aug 14 ↑9:15 pm

Aug 14, 2022
Aug 15, 2022

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Planets Visible in Solvang

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Aug 15, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:19 amSun 8:53 pmSun 2:36 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 4:53 amMon 6:53 pmMon 11:53 amFairly good visibility
MarsMon 12:11 amMon 2:00 pmMon 7:05 amAverage visibility
JupiterSun 9:50 pmMon 10:04 amMon 3:57 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 7:46 pmMon 6:22 amMon 1:04 amPerfect visibility
UranusSun 11:40 pmMon 1:21 pmMon 6:30 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 9:15 pmMon 9:01 amMon 3:08 amDifficult to see