14th June 2024 @ 5:00 pm – 5:00 pm

At 17.00 hrs BST / 16.00 hrs UTC on the afternoon of Friday the 14th of June

above the SW – W horizon

the planet Mercury will reach Superior Conjunction

( Superior conjunction occurs when a Solar System body, i.e.:-  a planet, lies along a straight line between the Earth and the Sun,

but is on the opposite side of the Sun from the Earth. )