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Night Sky Observing Guide: March 2013 (Sky Maps)

Mercury at Greatest Elongation West, March 31, 2013

Sun., March 31, morning twilight. This is not a good opportunity for observers in the Northern Hemisphere to observe Mercury in the morning sky, as shown here; Mercury will be much higher for observers in the Southern Hemisphere. Sweep the eastern horizon with binoculars to pick up Mercury’s tiny speck of light.

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