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

Night Time

11 hours, 57 minutes

Sat, Sep 24 at 7:23 pm – Sun, Sep 25 at 7:19 am

Visible night of Sep 24 – Sep 25, 2022

Mercury: From Sun 7:01 am
Venus: From Sun 6:44 am
Mars: From Sat 11:04 pm
Jupiter: From Sat 7:27 pm
Saturn: Until Sun 3:51 am
Uranus: From Sat 9:20 pm
Neptune: Until Sun 6:43 am
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Tonight's Sky in Wichita, Sep 24 – Sep 25, 2022 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Wichita

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 4 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sun, Sep 25 ↑7:01 am

Sep 24, 2022
Sep 25, 2022

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Venus rise and set in Wichita

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset.

Venus is just 8 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Sun, Sep 25 ↑6:44 am

Sep 24, 2022
Sep 25, 2022

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Mars rise and set in Wichita

View in the early morning.

Mars can be seen for more than 8 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Sat, Sep 24 ↑11:04 pm

Sep 24, 2022
Sep 25, 2022

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Jupiter rise and set in Wichita

Up almost all night.

Jupiter is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun in the sky, and is, therefore, visible most of the night. This is the best time of the year to view the planet.

Sat, Sep 24 ↑7:27 pm

Sep 24, 2022
Sep 25, 2022

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Saturn rise and set in Wichita

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 8 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Sun, Sep 25 ↓3:51 am

Sep 24, 2022
Sep 25, 2022

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Uranus rise and set in Wichita

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 9 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Sat, Sep 24 ↑9:20 pm

Sep 24, 2022
Sep 25, 2022

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Neptune rise and set in Wichita

Up most of the night. Use binoculars.

Neptune is roughly in the opposite direction of the Sun, so it is visible during most of the night. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Sep 25 ↓6:43 am

Sep 24, 2022
Sep 25, 2022

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Planets Visible in Wichita

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Sep 25, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:01 amSun 6:57 pmSun 12:59 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 6:44 amSun 7:09 pmSun 12:57 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 11:04 pmSun 1:36 pmSun 6:20 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 7:27 pmSun 7:31 amSun 1:29 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 5:31 pmSun 3:51 amSat 10:41 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 9:20 pmSun 11:13 amSun 4:17 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 7:01 pmSun 6:43 amSun 12:52 amSlightly difficult to see