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Sat, Feb 17 at 5:47 pm - Sun, Feb 18 at 6:55 am

13 hours, 8 minutes

Visible night of Feb 17 – Feb 18, 2018

Venus: Until Sat 6:31 pm

Mars: From Sun 2:18 am

Jupiter: From Sun 12:33 am

Saturn: From Sun 3:57 am

Uranus: Until Sat 10:24 pm

Neptune: Until Sat 6:55 pm

Location of Washington DCLocation

Tonight's Sky in Washington DC, Feb 17 – Feb 18, 2018 (6 planets visible)

Venus rise and set in Washington DC

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Venus is just 10 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sat, Feb 17 ↓6:31 pm

Feb 17, 2018
Feb 18, 2018

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Mars rise and set in Washington DC

View before sunrise.

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

Sun, Feb 18 ↑2:18 am

Feb 17, 2018
Feb 18, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in Washington DC

View in the early morning.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sun, Feb 18 ↑12:33 am

Feb 17, 2018
Feb 18, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in Washington DC

View before sunrise.

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

Sun, Feb 18 ↑3:57 am

Feb 17, 2018
Feb 18, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in Washington DC

View after sunset.

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

Sat, Feb 17 ↓10:24 pm

Feb 17, 2018
Feb 18, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in Washington DC

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Neptune is just 14 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sat, Feb 17 ↓6:55 pm

Feb 17, 2018
Feb 18, 2018

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Planets Visible in Washington DC

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Feb 18, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:08 amSun 5:50 pmSun 12:28 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusSat 7:29 amSat 6:31 pmSat 1:00 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 2:18 amSun 11:51 amSun 7:05 amAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 12:33 amSun 10:41 amSun 5:37 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 3:57 amSun 1:27 pmSun 8:42 amAverage visiblity
UranusSat 9:19 amSat 10:24 pmSat 3:52 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 7:39 amSat 6:55 pmSat 1:17 pmExtremely difficult to see