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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Washington DC, USA

Night Time

Sun, Oct 25 at 6:15 pm - Mon, Oct 26 at 7:29 am

13 hours, 14 minutes

Visible night of Oct 25 – Oct 26, 2020

Mercury: From Mon 7:24 am
Venus: From Mon 4:32 am
Mars: Until Mon 6:13 am
Jupiter: Until Sun 11:02 pm
Saturn: Until Sun 11:30 pm
Uranus: From Sun 6:26 pm
Neptune: Until Mon 3:51 am
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Tonight's Sky in Washington DC, Oct 25 – Oct 26, 2020 (6 planets visible)

Venus rise and set in Washington DC

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, Oct 26 ↑4:32 am

Oct 25, 2020
Oct 26, 2020

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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.

Mon, Oct 26 ↓6:13 am

Oct 25, 2020
Oct 26, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Washington DC

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Oct 25 ↓11:02 pm

Oct 25, 2020
Oct 26, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Washington DC

View after sunset.

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

Sun, Oct 25 ↓11:30 pm

Oct 25, 2020
Oct 26, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Washington DC

Up most of the night. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. You may need binoculars.

Sun, Oct 25 ↑6:26 pm

Oct 25, 2020
Oct 26, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Washington DC

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

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

Mon, Oct 26 ↓3:51 am

Oct 25, 2020
Oct 26, 2020

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Planets Visible in Washington DC

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Oct 26, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:24 amMon 6:03 pmMon 12:43 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusMon 4:32 amMon 4:51 pmMon 10:42 amGood visibility
MarsSun 5:38 pmMon 6:13 amSun 11:56 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 1:31 pmSun 11:02 pmSun 6:16 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 1:51 pmSun 11:30 pmSun 6:40 pmAverage visibility
UranusSun 6:26 pmMon 8:03 amMon 1:14 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 4:23 pmMon 3:51 amSun 10:07 pmDifficult to see