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

Night Time

12 hours, 2 minutes

Sun, Sep 26 at 7:19 pm - Mon, Sep 27 at 7:21 am

Visible night of Sep 26 – Sep 27, 2021

Mercury: Until Sun 7:54 pm
Venus: Until Sun 9:07 pm
Mars: Until Sun 7:30 pm
Jupiter: Until Mon 4:02 am
Saturn: Until Mon 2:43 am
Uranus: From Sun 8:59 pm
Neptune: Until Mon 6:22 am
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Tonight's Sky in Wichita, Sep 26 – Sep 27, 2021 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Wichita

Try after sunset.

Mercury sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Sun, Sep 26 ↓7:54 pm

Sep 26, 2021
Sep 27, 2021

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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.

Sun, Sep 26 ↓9:07 pm

Sep 26, 2021
Sep 27, 2021

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Mars rise and set in Wichita

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

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

Sun, Sep 26 ↓7:30 pm

Sep 26, 2021
Sep 27, 2021

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Jupiter rise and set in Wichita

View after sunset.

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

Mon, Sep 27 ↓4:02 am

Sep 26, 2021
Sep 27, 2021

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Saturn rise and set in Wichita

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 7 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Mon, Sep 27 ↓2:43 am

Sep 26, 2021
Sep 27, 2021

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Uranus rise and set in Wichita

View in the early morning. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 10 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. You may need binoculars.

Sun, Sep 26 ↑8:59 pm

Sep 26, 2021
Sep 27, 2021

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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.

Mon, Sep 27 ↓6:22 am

Sep 26, 2021
Sep 27, 2021

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Planets Visible in Wichita

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Sep 27, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 9:14 amSun 7:54 pmSun 2:34 pmDifficult to see
VenusSun 11:05 amSun 9:07 pmSun 4:06 pmGood visibility
MarsSun 7:40 amSun 7:30 pmSun 1:35 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterSun 5:33 pmMon 4:02 amSun 10:47 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 4:44 pmMon 2:43 amSun 9:43 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSun 8:59 pmMon 10:43 amMon 3:51 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 6:46 pmMon 6:22 amMon 12:34 amSlightly difficult to see