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Northern Sky: Mercury & Andromeda in February

Andromeda Galaxy (Luis Argerich/Flickr)
Andromeda Galaxy (Luis Argerich/Flickr)

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Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.

In mid-February, you can catch Mercury (the "messenger") near a waxing moon. It's also a great time to catch Saturn and the Andromeda galaxy. Learn more in this edition of Northern Sky.

Read this month's Starwatch column.