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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Wichita, Kansas, USA

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Wed, Apr 1 at 7:52 pm - Thu, Apr 2 at 7:12 am

11 hours, 20 minutes

Visible night of Apr 1 – Apr 2, 2020

Mercury: From Thu 6:20 am

Venus: Until Wed 11:48 pm

Mars: From Thu 4:06 am

Jupiter: From Thu 3:37 am

Saturn: From Thu 3:58 am

Uranus: Until Wed 9:41 pm

Neptune: From Thu 6:19 am

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Beta The Interactive Night Sky Map simulates the sky above Wichita on a date of your choice. Use it to locate a planet, the Moon, or the Sun and track their movements across the sky. The map also shows the phases of the Moon, and all solar and lunar eclipses. Need some help?

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Tonight's Sky in Wichita, Apr 1 – Apr 2, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Wichita

Try before sunrise.

Mercury rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Thu, Apr 2 ↑6:20 am

Apr 1, 2020
Apr 2, 2020

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Venus rise and set in Wichita

View after sunset.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Wed, Apr 1 ↓11:48 pm

Apr 1, 2020
Apr 2, 2020

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Mars rise and set in Wichita

View before sunrise.

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

Thu, Apr 2 ↑4:06 am

Apr 1, 2020
Apr 2, 2020

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Jupiter rise and set in Wichita

View before sunrise.

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

Thu, Apr 2 ↑3:37 am

Apr 1, 2020
Apr 2, 2020

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Saturn rise and set in Wichita

View before sunrise.

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

Thu, Apr 2 ↑3:58 am

Apr 1, 2020
Apr 2, 2020

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Uranus rise and set in Wichita

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only. Bring binoculars.

Uranus is just 23 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars.

Wed, Apr 1 ↓9:41 pm

Apr 1, 2020
Apr 2, 2020

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Neptune rise and set in Wichita

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see. Use binoculars.

Neptune is just 23 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it. Very faint, use binoculars.

Thu, Apr 2 ↑6:19 am

Apr 1, 2020
Apr 2, 2020

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Planets Visible in Wichita

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Apr 2, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:20 amThu 5:42 pmThu 12:01 pmDifficult to see
VenusWed 9:06 amWed 11:48 pmWed 4:27 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 4:06 amThu 1:56 pmThu 9:01 amAverage visibility
JupiterThu 3:37 amThu 1:22 pmThu 8:30 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 3:58 amThu 1:52 pmThu 8:55 amAverage visibility
UranusWed 8:16 amWed 9:41 pmWed 2:59 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 6:19 amThu 5:51 pmThu 12:05 pmExtremely difficult to see