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About the Stargazing Forecast
  • Thursday

    Aug 16

    5 out of 10 (medium - high)

    Good Conditions will be good for stargazing.

    Some sun; hot, humid Hi 92° Low 77° Humidity 47% forecast details
  • Friday

    Aug 17

    2 out of 10 (medium - high)

    Poor Expect poor conditions for stargazing.

    A heavy afternoon t-storm Hi 88° Low 72° Humidity 74% forecast details
  • Saturday

    Aug 18

    1 out of 10 (medium - high)

    Poor Expect poor conditions for stargazing.

    A thunderstorm in spots Hi 82° Low 68° Humidity 71% forecast details
  • Sunday

    Aug 19

    8 out of 10 (medium - high)

    Very Good Conditions will be very good for watching the night sky.

    Partly sunny Hi 78° Low 66° Humidity 63% forecast details
  • Monday

    Aug 20

    9 out of 10 (medium - high)

    Excellent This is a great night to be stargazing!

    Mostly sunny; pleasant Hi 78° Low 67° Humidity 64% forecast details

Moon Phases for New York, NY

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Waxing Crescent

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Planet Rise & Set Times

Mercury
r: 5:20 AM
s: 7:04 PM
Venus
r: 10:02 AM
s: 9:36 PM
Mars
r: 7:08 PM
S: 3:53 AM
Jupiter
r: 1:02 PM
s: 11:19 PM
Saturn
r: 4:51 PM
s: 2:10 AM
Uranus
r: 10:35 PM
s: 12:05 PM
Neptune
r: 8:46 PM
s: 8:08 AM

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The AccuWeather.com Stargazing Forecast considers weather conditions and the lunar cycle to forecast the peak evenings for amateur astronomy.

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Today's Star Gazing Forecast

Good
Rating: 5 out of 10

Good Conditions will be good for stargazing.

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