Night sky highlights for October 2021

** ** What’s Up: October 2021 Skywatching Tips from NASA – NASA JPL

What are some skywatching highlights in October 2021? See several groupings of the Moon, planets, and stars at sunrise and sunset. Then get to know two bright stars that are part of a special group: along with a handful of others, they take turns with Polaris as North Star over thousands of years. Plus, Oct. 16 is International Observe the Moon Night! Details: Additional information about topics covered in this episode of What’s Up, along with still images from the video, and the video transcript, are available at….

** Tonight’s Sky: MarchSpace Telescope Science InstituteTonight’s Sky

Crisp, clear October nights are full of celestial showpieces. Find Pegasus, the flying horse of Greek myth, to pinpoint dense globular star clusters and galaxies, and keep watching for space-based views of M15, NGC 7331, and the Andromeda Galaxy.

** What to see in the night sky: March 2021BBC Sky at Night Magazine

What’s in the night sky tonight? Astronomers Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel guide us through October’s night-sky highlights.

** What’s in the Night Sky October 2021 #WITNS | Orionid Meteor Shower | Draconid Meteor Shower Alyn Wallace

** Night Sky Notebook October 2021Peter Detterline

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