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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Union City, New Jersey, USA

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Sat, Aug 17 at 7:52 pm - Sun, Aug 18 at 6:10 am

10 hours, 18 minutes

Visible night of Aug 17 – Aug 18, 2019

Mercury: From Sun 4:48 am

Venus: Until Sat 8:00 pm

Mars: Until Sat 8:09 pm

Jupiter: Until Sun 12:46 am

Saturn: Until Sun 2:55 am

Uranus: From Sat 10:40 pm

Neptune: From Sat 8:46 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Union City, Aug 17 – Aug 18, 2019 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Union City

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

Mercury is just 16 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sun, Aug 18 ↑4:48 am

Aug 17, 2019
Aug 18, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Union City

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Sat, Aug 17 ↓8:09 pm

Aug 17, 2019
Aug 18, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Union City

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 4 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Sun, Aug 18 ↓12:46 am

Aug 17, 2019
Aug 18, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Union City

After sunset and most of the night.

Saturn is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the late evening hours after sunset.

Sun, Aug 18 ↓2:55 am

Aug 17, 2019
Aug 18, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Union City

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 7 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Sat, Aug 17 ↑10:40 pm

Aug 17, 2019
Aug 18, 2019

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Neptune rise and set in Union City

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.

Sat, Aug 17 ↑8:46 pm

Aug 17, 2019
Aug 18, 2019

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Planets Visible in Union City

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Aug 18, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 4:48 amSun 7:10 pmSun 11:59 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 6:12 amSat 8:00 pmSat 1:06 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
MarsSat 6:35 amSat 8:09 pmSat 1:22 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterSat 3:25 pmSun 12:46 amSat 8:05 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 5:36 pmSun 2:55 amSat 10:16 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 10:40 pmSun 12:17 pmSun 5:28 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 8:46 pmSun 8:11 amSun 2:28 amDifficult to see