NASA MESSENGER image of the planet Mercury

Exploring the Celestial Marvel: Mercury’s Greatest Elongation

Prepare your celestial calendars for a spectacular cosmic event on December 4, 2023 – the moment when Mercury achieves its greatest elongation at 14 UTC (8 a.m. CDT). This fascinating occurrence will position Mercury a striking 21 degrees away from the sun in our expansive sky. Unveiling Mercury’s Greatest Elongation Mercury, the swift-footed planet, reaches … Read more