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Highland Road Park Observatory

MERCURIAN ELONGATION

[the fourth of four in 2022]
Wednesday 21 December from 4:45 pm to 6:15 pm CST
at the Burbank Soccer Complex
No admission fee. For all ages.
Binocular recommended.

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☿.” Venus♀, Mars♂, Jupiter♃ and Saturn♄ will also be available.

Mercury Elongation Checklist PDF


Updated by Frederick J. Barnett on Friday, December 2, 2022, 12:51 PM.

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