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Full Moon (14:05 MST).
Full Moon (14:05 MST).
Oct 1 all-day
Full Moon (14:05 MST).
Full Moon. Rises at sunset, high in the sky around midnight. Visible all night. Moon overview on solarsystem.nasa.gov
Mercury at Greatest Elongation.
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St. Francis Assisi, Patron of Italy.
St. Francis Assisi, Patron of Italy.
Oct 4 all-day
St. Francis Assisi, Patron of Italy.
A portrait of Saint Francis by Philip Fruytiers Francis of Assisi (born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone; Italian: Francesco d’Assisi; Latin: Franciscus Assisiensis; 1181 or 1182 – 3 October 1226), venerated as Saint Francis of Assisi, also known in his ministry as Francesco, was an Italian Catholic friar, deacon, philosopher, mystic, and preacher. He Continue reading →
World Space Week
World Space Week
Oct 4 – Oct 10 all-day
World Space Week
World Space Week is the largest space event on Earth. More than 8,000 events in 96 countries celebrated “The Moon: Gateway to the Stars” last year. This year the theme is “Satellites Improve Life.” In 2021, World Space Week celebrates Continue reading →
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Moon at Perigee (16:46 MST).
New Moon (12:31 MST).
New Moon (12:31 MST).
Oct 16 all-day
New Moon (12:31 MST).
By the modern definition, New Moon occurs when the Moon and Sun are at the same geocentric ecliptic longitude. The part of the Moon facing us is completely in shadow then. Pictured here is the traditional New Moon, the earliest visible Continue reading →
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Orionids Meteor Shower.
Orionids Meteor Shower.
Oct 20 all-day
Orionids Meteor Shower.
Orionids Meteor Shower Next period of activity: October 2nd, 2020 to November 7th, 2020 Peak: Oct 20-21, 2020 – the moon will be 24% illuminated. The Orionids are a medium strength shower that sometimes reaches high strength activity. In a Continue reading →
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Full Moon (07:49 MST), a Blue Moon.
Full Moon (07:49 MST), a Blue Moon.
Oct 31 all-day
Full Moon (07:49 MST), a Blue Moon.
Full Moon. Rises at sunset, high in the sky around midnight. Visible all night. Moon overview on solarsystem.nasa.gov
Halloween, cross quarter day.
Uranus at Opposition.

Cederblad 214, by J-P Metsavainio, Finland. This beautiful star forming region lie about 3,000 light years away in the constellation Cepheus.