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Thu, Jun 22 at 8:37 pm - Fri, Jun 23 at 5:43 am

9 hours, 6 minutes

Visible tonight, Jun 22 – Jun 23, 2017

Mercury: Until Thu 8:48 pm

Venus: From Fri 3:13 am

Mars: Until Thu 9:22 pm

Jupiter: Until Fri 1:43 am

Saturn: Until Fri 5:22 am

Uranus: From Fri 2:09 am

Neptune: From Fri 12:25 am

Location of Washington DCLocation

Tonight's Sky in Washington DC, Jun 22 – Jun 23, 2017 (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.

Fri, Jun 23 ↑3:13 am

Jun 22, 2017
Jun 23, 2017

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Mars rise and set in Washington DC

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mars is just 11 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Thu, Jun 22 ↓9:22 pm

Jun 22, 2017
Jun 23, 2017

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Jupiter rise and set in Washington DC

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 5 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Fri, Jun 23 ↓1:43 am

Jun 22, 2017
Jun 23, 2017

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Saturn rise and set in Washington DC

Up most of the night.

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

Fri, Jun 23 ↓5:22 am

Jun 22, 2017
Jun 23, 2017

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Uranus rise and set in Washington DC

View before sunrise.

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

Fri, Jun 23 ↑2:09 am

Jun 22, 2017
Jun 23, 2017

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Neptune rise and set in Washington DC

View in the early morning.

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

Fri, Jun 23 ↑12:25 am

Jun 22, 2017
Jun 23, 2017

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Planets Visible in Washington DC

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Jun 22, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:44 amThu 8:48 pmThu 1:16 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusFri 3:13 amFri 4:55 pmFri 10:04 amGood visibility
MarsThu 6:29 amThu 9:22 pmThu 1:55 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterThu 2:05 pmFri 1:43 amThu 7:54 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 7:49 pmFri 5:22 amFri 12:35 amPerfect visibility
UranusFri 2:09 amFri 3:20 pmFri 8:44 amDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 12:25 amFri 11:43 amFri 6:04 amDifficult to see