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Star Tours

November 19, 1998

The thin crescent moon will help you find the elusive planet Mercury this evening. Mercury is visible in the twilight and very near to the west-southwest horizon. Look for Mercury at or soon after 5:15 p.m., when it will be six degrees to the lower left of the thin crescent moon. Use binoculars.

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Source: John Mosley, Griffith Observatory

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