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Where is Mercury?

Mercury is currently in the constellation of Ophiucus. The current Right Ascension is 17h 20m 16s and the Declination is -24° 40’ 55”.

17h 20m 16s
-24° 40’ 55”
Ophiucus

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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.

Map showing Mercury in Ophiucus on December, 08 2021
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

See also the following additional resources about Mercury