This week Mercury will be exiting the dawn sky, sliding closer to the Sun in our sky each day. It will pass through superior conjunction on September 10th, heading for an evening apparition beginning in the final days of September.
Note: Astronomical event times and dates are calculated for the island of Hawai‘i at UTC-10 unless otherwise noted. The times shown should be applicable for much of the central Pacific region. For other locations you should consult a local reference or planetarium software.