Mercury at Greatest North Latitude

15apr-mercury   Friday April 15th the innermost planet Mercury reaches its greatest latitude north of the plane of the ecliptic. In less than a month the planet will have moved south relative to the ecliptic and will be crossing the ecliptic on May 9th setting up a transit by Mercury across the Sun.

   
   
   

Click here to go to the Qué tal in the Current Skies web site for more observing information for this month.

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