Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Smara, Western Sahara (Semara)

Night Time

12 hours, 55 minutes

Tue, Feb 7 at 7:33 pm – Wed, Feb 8 at 8:28 am

Visible tonight, Feb 7 – Feb 8, 2023

Mercury: From Wed 7:08 am
Venus: Until Tue 9:28 pm
Mars: Until Wed 4:12 am
Jupiter: Until Tue 11:10 pm
Saturn: Until Tue 8:07 pm
Uranus: Until Wed 2:01 am
Neptune: Until Tue 10:10 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Smara, Feb 7 – Feb 8, 2023 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Smara

View just before sunrise.

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

Wed, Feb 8 ↑7:08 am

Feb 7, 2023
Feb 8, 2023

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Venus rise and set in Smara

View just after sunset.

Venus is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Tue, Feb 7 ↓9:28 pm

Feb 7, 2023
Feb 8, 2023

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Mars rise and set in Smara

View after sunset.

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

Wed, Feb 8 ↓4:12 am

Feb 7, 2023
Feb 8, 2023

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Jupiter rise and set in Smara

View after sunset.

Jupiter can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades.

Tue, Feb 7 ↓11:10 pm

Feb 7, 2023
Feb 8, 2023

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Saturn rise and set in Smara

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Saturn is just 8 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Tue, Feb 7 ↓8:07 pm

Feb 7, 2023
Feb 8, 2023

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Uranus rise and set in Smara

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. You may need binoculars.

Wed, Feb 8 ↓2:01 am

Feb 7, 2023
Feb 8, 2023

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Neptune rise and set in Smara

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune is just 35 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. Very faint, use binoculars.

Tue, Feb 7 ↓10:10 pm

Feb 7, 2023
Feb 8, 2023

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Planets Visible in Smara

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Feb 7, 2023
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:08 amWed 5:43 pmWed 12:25 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 9:53 amTue 9:28 pmTue 3:41 pmFairly good visibility
MarsTue 2:20 pmWed 4:12 amTue 9:16 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 10:59 amTue 11:10 pmTue 5:05 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 9:00 amTue 8:07 pmTue 2:34 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusTue 12:52 pmWed 2:01 amTue 7:26 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 10:21 amTue 10:10 pmTue 4:15 pmExtremely difficult to see