"Mercury's One Week Stand, and: Far Out Earth"

Scheduled air date: 1998 Jun 29-Jul 05

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Mercury will be visible for a week of evenings beginning July 4th.  Shown about thirty minutes after sunset for mid-Northern latitudes.

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The waxing gibbous Moon can be seen near the Summer-time constellation Scorpius this weekend (shown for July 4th, 5th and 6th).


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Illustrations on this page were created using TheSky Astronomy Software, an advanced desktop planetarium program designed for Windows.

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