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October Astronomy: The Month Features Rendezvousing Planets, a Special Crescent Moon and Meteors From Halley’s Comet

On Thursday morning, Sept. 29, a beautiful sight will reward early risers who go out to enjoy the brightening dawn 45 minutes to an hour before sunrise: About 5:45 a.m. in the Coachella Valley that morning, very low, almost directly east, a slender, crescent old moon will be suspended just 2 degrees below Mercury. Other […]