Moon Near Mercury


   Thursday August 4th the 2-day young very thin waxing crescent Moon will be within about 1-2o from the innermost planet Mercury as this graphic shows.
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   Both will be low over the western horizon at sunset local time and should look great through binoculars.
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Click here to go to the Qué tal in the Current Skies web site for monthly observing information, or here to go to bobs-spaces.

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