Mercury is an extremely difficult planet to image, perhaps the toughest of them all.  I think the best way to image Mercury is to locate it in the morning and follow it until it is well up into the sky, then photograph it.  Even then it is not easy as the contrast difference from the planet and the sky is small.  Below are my attempts.

September 10, 2004            November 1, 2007              
October 27, 2008              October 6, 2009                 
October 8, 2009                September 17, 2010           
September 18, 2010          August 31, 2011                 

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