MAY is a great month to spot the tiny planet Mercury in the sky.
All you’ll need is some binoculars or a telescope and to be in the right spot after sunset.
Mercury should be visible for the whole month for people in the Northern Hemisphere.
That includes stargazers in the UK and the US.
You’ll need to look west-northwest around 30 minutes after sunset.
A great date to do this is on May 13 because Mercury will be around for 135 minutes after sunset.
Mercury will be hard to spot with the naked eye so you will need a small telescope or some bincoulars.
Find the waxing crescent Moon first and then look slightly up and to the right of it.
You should see Mercury shining like a little…