Mercury is the first planet from the Sun.[1] It is studied in Divination and possibly Astronomy. When making up predictions for a homework assignment for Divination in 1994, Ronald Weasley fabricated that he would lose a treasured possession the following Tuesday due to Mercury's alignment.[2]


Notes and references

  1. Mercury at Wikipedia
  2. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - Chapter 14 (The Unforgivable Curses)

Professors: Aurora Sinistra
Astronomy at Hogwarts: Astronomy department · Astronomy Tower · Astronomy Room · Astronomy Stairs · Astronomy Corridor · Astronomy reading room ·
Astronomy classroom
Astronomers: Aurora Sinistra · Copernicus · George von Rheticus · Perpetua Fancourt
Objects: Globe of the Moon · Lunascope · Moon chart · Orrery · Star chart · Telescope
Planets: Jupiter · Mars · Mercury · Neptune · Pluto · Saturn · Uranus · Venus
Satellites: Callisto · Europa · Ganymede · Io · Moon
Constellations: Bartholomeus · Orion