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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA

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Sun, Jan 20 at 5:30 pm - Mon, Jan 21 at 7:55 am

14 hours, 26 minutes

Visible tonight, Jan 20 – Jan 21, 2019

Mercury: From Mon 7:48 am

Venus: From Mon 4:38 am

Mars: Until Sun 11:44 pm

Jupiter: From Mon 4:52 am

Saturn: From Mon 6:54 am

Uranus: Until Mon 1:00 am

Neptune: Until Sun 9:13 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Sterling Heights, Jan 20 – Jan 21, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Sterling Heights

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

Mercury is just 6 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Mon, Jan 21 ↑7:48 am

Jan 20, 2019
Jan 21, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Sterling Heights

View before sunrise.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Mon, Jan 21 ↑4:38 am

Jan 20, 2019
Jan 21, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Sterling Heights

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Jan 20 ↓11:44 pm

Jan 20, 2019
Jan 21, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Sterling Heights

View before sunrise.

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

Mon, Jan 21 ↑4:52 am

Jan 20, 2019
Jan 21, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Sterling Heights

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

Saturn is just 17 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Mon, Jan 21 ↑6:54 am

Jan 20, 2019
Jan 21, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Sterling Heights

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.

Mon, Jan 21 ↓1:00 am

Jan 20, 2019
Jan 21, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Sterling Heights

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Jan 20 ↓9:13 pm

Jan 20, 2019
Jan 21, 2019

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Planets Visible in Sterling Heights

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Jan 20, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:48 amMon 4:55 pmMon 12:21 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 4:38 amMon 2:13 pmMon 9:26 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 10:58 amSun 11:44 pmSun 5:21 pmAverage visibility
JupiterMon 4:52 amMon 2:03 pmMon 9:28 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 6:54 amMon 4:03 pmMon 11:28 amDifficult to see
UranusSun 11:37 amMon 1:00 amSun 6:19 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 10:00 amSun 9:13 pmSun 3:37 pmVery difficult to see

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