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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Williamstown, New Jersey, USA

Night Time

9 hours, 32 minutes

Tue, Jul 23 at 8:20 pm – Wed, Jul 24 at 5:52 am

Visible night of Jul 23 – Jul 24, 2024

Mercury: Until Tue 9:31 pm
Venus: Until Tue 9:07 pm
Mars: From Wed 1:38 am
Jupiter: From Wed 2:16 am
Saturn: From Tue 10:31 pm
Uranus: From Wed 1:17 am
Neptune: From Tue 10:53 pm
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Venus Returns as the Evening Star

Starting from around now—depending on the latitude of your town or city—Venus is returning to the western sky after sunset.

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Tonight's Sky in Williamstown, Jul 23 – Jul 24, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Williamstown

View just after sunset.

Mercury is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Tue, Jul 23 ↓9:31 pm

Jul 23, 2024
Jul 24, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Williamstown

Try after sunset.

Venus sets shortly after sunset, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Tue, Jul 23 ↓9:07 pm

Jul 23, 2024
Jul 24, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Williamstown

View before sunrise.

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

Wed, Jul 24 ↑1:38 am

Jul 23, 2024
Jul 24, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Williamstown

View before sunrise.

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

Wed, Jul 24 ↑2:16 am

Jul 23, 2024
Jul 24, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Williamstown

View in the early morning.

Saturn can be seen for more than 7 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise.

Tue, Jul 23 ↑10:31 pm

Jul 23, 2024
Jul 24, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Williamstown

View before sunrise. Bring binoculars.

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

Wed, Jul 24 ↑1:17 am

Jul 23, 2024
Jul 24, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Williamstown

View in the early morning. Use binoculars.

Neptune can be seen for more than 6 hours during the late night/early morning and until sunrise. Very faint, use binoculars.

Tue, Jul 23 ↑10:53 pm

Jul 23, 2024
Jul 24, 2024

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Planets Visible in Williamstown

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jul 24, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:11 amTue 9:31 pmTue 2:51 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 6:57 amTue 9:07 pmTue 2:03 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 1:38 amWed 4:04 pmWed 8:51 amAverage visibility
JupiterWed 2:16 amWed 4:55 pmWed 9:35 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 10:31 pmWed 9:53 amWed 4:12 amGreat visibility
UranusWed 1:17 amWed 3:35 pmWed 8:26 amDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 10:53 pmWed 10:48 amWed 4:51 amDifficult to see