Mercury as a Winter Evening Star
Panorama of the western sky with Mercury and the Moon as seen from Chicagoland 30 minutes after sunset from 2020 JAN 21 to FEB 22 - See table below.
Mercury - Elongations & Altitudes
The planet’s elongations from the Sun and altitudes above the horizon as viewed from latitude N 42°
Mercury Angular Diameter
Graph of the apparent angular diameter of Mercury measured in arcseconds - Distance in AU = 6.68 / angular diameter
Mercury Illumination Phase
Graph of the percentage of Mercury’s apparent disk illuminated
Mercury Stellar Magnitude
Graph of the brightness of Mercury measured in stellar magnitude
© Curt Renz
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Mercury Transits Sun
Graphics of Mercury transiting the Sun in 2019, 2032, 2039, 2049 & 2052