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Where is Mercury?

Mercury is currently in the constellation of Cancer. The current Right Ascension is 09h 12m 18s and the Declination is +17° 21’ 13”.

09h 12m 18s
+17° 21’ 13”

Here is a simplified sky chart showing where Mercury is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations.

Map showing Mercury in Cancer on August,21 2019
See also the following additional sky maps available for this object: Online Planetarium and high precision position tracker
 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

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.

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Available Resources for Mercury