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October Astronomy: The Moon Zooms by Four Planets During October Evenings—and Dulls the Peak of the Orionid Meteor Shower

As October both begins and ends, the moon will be sweeping through an evening lineup of four planets. On October evenings, bright Jupiter is in the south-southwest to southwest at dusk, with Saturn to its left in the south to south-southwest; both remain outstanding for telescopic viewing, Jupiter with its cloud belts and four bright […]