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

Night Time

12 hours, 21 minutes

Fri, Mar 1 at 7:48 pm – Sat, Mar 2 at 8:09 am

Visible night of Mar 1 – Mar 2, 2024

Mercury: Until Fri 7:55 pm
Venus: From Sat 6:58 am
Mars: From Sat 6:45 am
Jupiter: Until Sat 12:15 am
Uranus: Until Sat 12:53 am
Neptune: Until Fri 8:54 pm
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Tonight's Sky in Smara, Mar 1 – Mar 2, 2024 (6 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Smara

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 2 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Fri, Mar 1 ↓7:55 pm

Mar 1, 2024
Mar 2, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Smara

View just before sunrise.

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

Sat, Mar 2 ↑6:58 am

Mar 1, 2024
Mar 2, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Smara

View just before sunrise.

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

Sat, Mar 2 ↑6:45 am

Mar 1, 2024
Mar 2, 2024

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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.

Sat, Mar 2 ↓12:15 am

Mar 1, 2024
Mar 2, 2024

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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.

Sat, Mar 2 ↓12:53 am

Mar 1, 2024
Mar 2, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Smara

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Neptune is just 15 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Fri, Mar 1 ↓8:54 pm

Mar 1, 2024
Mar 2, 2024

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Planets Visible in Smara

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Mar 2, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 8:22 amFri 7:55 pmFri 2:08 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSat 6:58 amSat 5:57 pmSat 12:27 pmFairly good visibility
MarsSat 6:45 amSat 5:36 pmSat 12:11 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterFri 11:12 amSat 12:15 amFri 5:43 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 8:09 amSat 7:35 pmSat 1:52 pmNot visible
UranusFri 11:37 amSat 12:53 amFri 6:15 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 9:00 amFri 8:54 pmFri 2:57 pmExtremely difficult to see