Mercury makes its move into the evening sky
Move over Jupiter. Move over Venus. It may be the smallest planet, but Mercury is on its way up into the evening sky. Beginning tonight - and with the help of a very young crescent moon - observers with clear skies and a wide open western horizon can seek the innermost planet alongside the 1-day-old moon. As always, take your binoculars to help in case the sky is less than ideal.
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