When to see planets from naked eyes in 2021 ?

Have you ever dream to see or go to the another planets and explore the space if you have then you can do something this year without much afford.

Yes, this year in 2021 you can watch planets from your naked eyes but which planets are those, do not worry we will give you full details about when, where and how you can watch planets from your naked eyes.

What are the planets you can see from your naked eyes?

Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun, and the second largest, after Jupiter. It is one of the five planets visible from Earth using only the naked-eye (the others are Mercury, Venus, Mars and Jupiter).

What about this year, When you can see the planets ?

According to the report of Space.com there is the list and detail below you can read.


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As an evening star, Mercury appears in the western sky setting about an hour after the sun. As a morning star, it appears in the eastern sky rising about an hour before the sun. There must be a clear, unobstructed horizon on these occasions. Mercury usually appears as a bright “star” with a yellowish or ochre hue.  Evenings from January 15 to January 31; mornings from February 28 to March 20; evenings from May 3 to May 24; mornings from June 27 to July 16; evenings from August 31 to September 21; mornings from October 18 to November 1.  

Mercury will be brightest and easiest to spot in the evening sky between May 3 and May 24; brightest and easiest to spot in the morning sky between October 18 and Nov. 1. 

On the morning of March 5, about a half hour before sunup, Mercury will appear just to the left of Jupiter. Both planets will hover low above the east-southeast horizon. Use binoculars.  


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Venus planet

Venus is always brilliant, and shining with a steady, silvery light. It is visible in the morning in the eastern sky at dawn from Jan. 1 to 23. It appears in the evening in the western sky at dusk from May 24 to Dec. 31. When the year opens, it will be visible very low near the east-southeast horizon about 90 minutes before sunrise. Within several weeks it moves too close to the sun to be seen. Superior conjunction is on March 26. 

Venus will be out of view until late spring when it emerges above the west-northwest horizon soon after sunset. It will gradually increase in prominence through the balance of the year. Its greatest angular distance (elongation) east of the sun is on Oct. 29. 

Venus will attain its greatest brilliancy in the evening sky on Dec. 5; an eye-popping magnitude of -4.7. Through December, Venus will resemble a striking crescent phase, getting progressively larger and thinner in telescopes and steadily-held binoculars.  On the evening of May 12, about a half hour after sundown, look low to west-northwest horizon for an attractive celestial tableau against the backdrop of a bright twilight sky: Venus sitting closely to the right of an exceedingly narrow (1% illuminated) waxing crescent moon. Use binoculars.  

On the evening of July 13, Venus will stand very closely above a much fainter Mars.  On the evening of Nov. 19, Venus will pass very close to the lower left of the 2nd-magnitude star Nunki in Sagittarius.


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Shining like a “star” with a yellow-orange hue, Mars can vary considerably in brightness. It will be visible in the evening from Jan. 1 through Aug. 22; and in the morning from Nov.r 24 through Dec. 31. Coming off a spectacular autumn apparition in 2020, when Mars came within 38.6 million miles (62.1 million km) of Earth and briefly became the third brightest object in the night sky, this planet has since fallen behind Earth and is receding, growing smaller and dimmer each night. On New Year’s Day it resembles the brilliant star Arcturus, both in terms of color and brightness; thus, is at its brightest at the very start of the year. Positioned against the stars of Pisces, Mars is high in the south-southeast at nightfall and will not set until 1:30 a.m. 

In the weeks and months to come, as Mars pulls farther away from Earth its brightness diminishes. By mid-May it has dropped to the rank of second-magnitude and it is setting before midnight. When it finally disappears into the sunset fires in late August, it will have receded to 243 million miles (391 million km) away. It then goes on a “sabbatical” of sorts, through the balance of the summer and well into the fall. It finally reappears late in November, low in the east-southeast sky.  

By New Year’s Eve, it will be rising around 5:30 a.m., shining at magnitude +1.5 among the stars of the non-zodiacal constellation of Ophiuchus. It will be well on its way toward another bright opposition which will take place almost a year later on December 8, 2022.  Mars will appear rather close to a 16% waxing crescent moon as they descend the west-northwest sky on the evening of May 15. On the evening of July 13, Mars will stand very closely below a much brighter Venus.  On the evening of July 30, Mars will pass closely above the 1st magnitude star Regulus in Leo.


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Jupiter Planet

Jupiter is quite brilliant with a silver-white luster. Evenings from Jan. 1 to 9; mornings from Feb. 17 to Aug. 19; evenings again from Aug. 20 to Dec. 31. Through all of 2021, the king of the planets will be situated against the star background of Capricornus the Sea Goat. Jupiter will shine like a dazzling, non-twinkling, silvery “star.” 

Brightest in 2021:  Aug. 8 to Sept. 2. Jupiter is at opposition to the Sun on August 20, shining at a dazzling magnitude of -2.9. On the morning of March 5, about a half hour before sunup, Jupiter will appear just to the right of Mercury. Both planets will hover low above the east-southeast horizon. Use binoculars. 


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Saturn shines like a yellowish-white “star” of moderate brightness. 

Its famous rings are only visible in a telescope. They were at their maximum tilt toward Earth in October 2017 and are now closing to our line of sight.  

All through 2021, Saturn will be found within the boundaries of Capricornus the Sea Goat. Evenings from January 1 to 6; Mornings from February 10 to August 1; evenings again from August 2 to December 31.  

Brightest in 2021: August 1 to August 4. Saturn is at opposition to the Sun on August 2, glowing as brightly as the similar hued star Capella at magnitude +0.1. 


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Uranus can be glimpsed as a naked-eye object by people who are blessed with good eyesight and a clear, dark sky, as well as a forehand knowledge of exactly where to look for it. It shines at magnitude +5.7 and can be readily identified with good binoculars. A small telescope may reveal its tiny, greenish disk.  

 Uranus spends all of 2021 in the constellation of Aries the Ram.  Evenings from January 1 to April 12; mornings from May 16 to November 3; evenings again from November 4 to December 31. 

Brightest in 2021:  August 28 to December 31. Uranus will arrive at opposition to the Sun on November 4.  


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Neptune spends all of 2021 in the constellation of Aquarius the Water Carrier.  At a peak magnitude of +7.8, this bluish-hued world is only visible with good binoculars or a telescope. Evenings from January 1 through February 23; mornings from March 27 through September 13; evenings again from September 14 to December 31. 

To Read in Hindi: इन ग्रहों को देख सकते हैं नग्न आंखों से, जानिए 2021 में कब दिखेंगे?

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