Mercury and Venus: The Innermost Planets of our Solar System

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This month offers some good glimpses of the innermost planets in our solar system: Mercury and Venus. To see them, you'll have to go out right after sunset (for Mercury) and just before sunrise (for Venus).

This video shows you where to look to observe both Mercury and Venus and why we can only seen them during dusk and dawn.

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