Periodically Mercury☿ reaches its greatest angular separation in the sky (elongation) from the Sun☉. This is the safest way to view Mercury☿ by amateurs.
Come join us at the Burbank Soccer Complex! The planet will appear as a “half-Mercury☿.” Jupiter♃, Saturn♄ and Neptune♆ will be seen as well.
Updated by Frederick J. Barnett on Monday, September 30, 2019, 10:41 AM.