Flag for USA

Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Night Time

Tue, Sep 22 at 6:43 pm - Wed, Sep 23 at 6:36 am

11 hours, 53 minutes

Visible night of Sep 22 – Sep 23, 2020

Mercury: Until Tue 7:28 pm
Venus: From Wed 3:02 am
Mars: From Tue 7:56 pm
Jupiter: Until Wed 12:27 am
Saturn: Until Wed 1:06 am
Uranus: From Tue 8:12 pm
Neptune: Until Wed 5:42 am
Location of WorcesterLocation
Loading stars...

Beta The Interactive Night Sky Map simulates the sky above Worcester 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?

The animation is not supported by your device/browser.

Please use another device/browser or check out the desktop version of the Interactive Night Sky Map.

Currently showing previous night. For planet visibility in the coming night, please check again after 12 noon.

Tonight's Sky in Worcester, Sep 22 – Sep 23, 2020 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Worcester

Try after sunset.

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

Tue, Sep 22 ↓7:28 pm

Sep 22, 2020
Sep 23, 2020

Mercury

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Venus rise and set in Worcester

View before sunrise.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Wed, Sep 23 ↑3:02 am

Sep 22, 2020
Sep 23, 2020

Venus

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Mars rise and set in Worcester

Most of the night until sunrise.

Mars is visible during most of the night, but it is best viewed in the early morning hours and until sunrise.

Tue, Sep 22 ↑7:56 pm

Sep 22, 2020
Sep 23, 2020

Mars

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Jupiter rise and set in Worcester

View after sunset.

Jupiter can be seen for more than 5 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Wed, Sep 23 ↓12:27 am

Sep 22, 2020
Sep 23, 2020

Jupiter

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Saturn rise and set in Worcester

View after sunset.

Saturn can be seen for more than 6 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night.

Wed, Sep 23 ↓1:06 am

Sep 22, 2020
Sep 23, 2020

Saturn

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Uranus rise and set in Worcester

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.

Tue, Sep 22 ↑8:12 pm

Sep 22, 2020
Sep 23, 2020

Uranus

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Neptune rise and set in Worcester

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.

Wed, Sep 23 ↓5:42 am

Sep 22, 2020
Sep 23, 2020

Neptune

Time:

Altitude: °

Direction: °

Planets Visible in Worcester

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Sep 23, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:44 amTue 7:28 pmTue 2:06 pmDifficult to see
VenusWed 3:02 amWed 5:01 pmWed 10:02 amGood visibility
MarsTue 7:56 pmWed 8:48 amWed 2:22 amPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 3:20 pmWed 12:27 amTue 7:54 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 3:48 pmWed 1:06 amTue 8:27 pmPerfect visibility
UranusTue 8:12 pmWed 10:04 amWed 3:08 amAverage visibility
NeptuneTue 6:16 pmWed 5:42 amTue 11:59 pmSlightly difficult to see