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Sun, Jul 22 at 8:28 pm - Mon, Jul 23 at 6:01 am

9 hours, 33 minutes

Visible tonight, Jul 22 – Jul 23, 2018

Mercury: Until Sun 9:22 pm

Venus: Until Sun 10:33 pm

Mars: From Sun 9:07 pm

Jupiter: Until Mon 1:03 am

Saturn: Until Mon 4:06 am

Uranus: From Mon 12:24 am

Neptune: From Sun 10:33 pm

Location of Washington DCLocation

Tonight's Sky in Washington DC, Jul 22 – Jul 23, 2018 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Washington DC

Try after sunset.

Mercury sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Sun, Jul 22 ↓9:22 pm

Jul 22, 2018
Jul 23, 2018

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Venus rise and set in Washington DC

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Jul 22 ↓10:33 pm

Jul 22, 2018
Jul 23, 2018

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Mars rise and set in Washington DC

Up most of the night.

Mars is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night.

Sun, Jul 22 ↑9:07 pm

Jul 22, 2018
Jul 23, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in Washington DC

View after sunset.

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

Mon, Jul 23 ↓1:03 am

Jul 22, 2018
Jul 23, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in Washington DC

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.

Mon, Jul 23 ↓4:06 am

Jul 22, 2018
Jul 23, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in Washington DC

View in the early morning.

Uranus can be seen for more than 5 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Mon, Jul 23 ↑12:24 am

Jul 22, 2018
Jul 23, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in Washington DC

View in the early morning.

Neptune can be seen for more than 7 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sun, Jul 22 ↑10:33 pm

Jul 22, 2018
Jul 23, 2018

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Planets Visible in Washington DC

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Jul 22, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:04 amSun 9:22 pmSun 2:43 pmDifficult to see
VenusSun 9:42 amSun 10:33 pmSun 4:08 pmGood visibility
MarsSun 9:07 pmMon 6:15 amMon 1:41 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 2:38 pmMon 1:03 amSun 7:51 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 6:38 pmMon 4:06 amSun 11:22 pmPerfect visibility
UranusMon 12:24 amMon 1:46 pmMon 7:05 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 10:33 pmMon 9:56 amMon 4:14 amDifficult to see