October 2020

The information linked was taken from In-The-Sky website by Dominc Ford.

1 Mercury at greatest elongation east
Full Moon
M32 is well placed
M31 is well placed
2 NGC 253 is well placed
3 Conjunction of the Moon and Mars
Close approach of the Moon and Mars
The Moon at apogee
4 SMC is well placed
NGC 300 is well placed
5 October Camelopardalid meteor shower
6 Mars at perigee
Mercury at dichotomy
NGC 362 is well placed
8 Draconid meteor shower
10 Moon at Last Quarter
Southern Taurid meteor shower
11 δ-Aurigid meteor shower
14 Mars at opposition
Conjunction of the Moon and Venus
Close approach of the Moon and Venus
M33 is well placed
16 New Moon
17 The Moon at perigee
136199 Eris at opposition
Conjunction of the Moon and Mercury
18 ε-Geminid meteor shower
19 The Moon at perihelion
20 136108 Haumea at solar conjunction
21 Orionid meteor shower
22 Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter
Close approach of the Moon and Jupiter
23 Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn
Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
Moon at First Quarter
Asteroid 11 Parthenope at opposition
24 Leonis Minorid meteor shower
25 Mercury at inferior solar conjunction
NGC 869 is well placed
26 NGC 884 is well placed
27 Asteroid 471 Papagena at opposition
28 The Moon at aphelion
29 Conjunction of the Moon and Mars
Close approach of the Moon and Mars
30 The Moon at apogee
Venus at perihelion
31 Full Moon
Uranus at opposition
Fornax is well placed

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