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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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Feast of St. Francis Assisi, Patron of Italy.
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 5,000 events in over 80 countries celebrated the theme “Space Unites the World” in 2018. The 2019 theme is “The Moon: Gateway to the Stars.” “The General Assembly 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.