Mercury may be briefly visible in the evening sky for observers near the equator, but for many, the planet is lost in the twilight.
Images Courtesy of Mobile Observatory.
02:39 UT – Pluto is stationary prior to resuming prograde motion. (Magnitude 14.1, Sagittarius, evening sky.)
Mercury increases its apparent diameter to 7.0”. (58% illuminated, magnitude -0.1, Virgo, evening sky.)
Events in bold involve objects and/or events that are easily visible with the naked eye.
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