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.