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Shortly before the Sun rises, viewers could see Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn — in that order — stretching across the sky from low in the east to higher in the south. Mercury will be tougher to spot: viewers will need an unobstructed eastern horizon as well as binoculars to potentially see the little planet. As we get closer to June 24, Mercury climbs higher and brightens significantly, making it easier to see, and thus completing the planetary lineup.