Where is Mercury?
Mercury is currently in the constellation of Pisces. The current Right Ascension is 01h 00m 02s and the Declination is +06° 28’ 16”.
- Mercury is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- Right now it is placed in the South-South-East direction at an altitude of 42° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, Mercury is visible to the naked eye, even from highly light polluted areas.
- Go to interactive sky chart
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Mercury is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Mercury are available on TheSkyLive: 1) the Online Planetarium which is interactive and allows to select dates and additional objects to visualize; and 2) the Live Position and Data Tracker which provides the highest precision position data and features deep sky imagery from the Digitized Sky Survey.
Field of view: 50x30 degrees