** ** 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: https://moon.nasa.gov/observe 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 https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/whats-up….
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 2021 – BBC 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.
** Night Sky Notebook October 2021 – Peter Detterline
** See also:
- Night sky, October 2021: What you can see this month [maps] | Space.com
- What to See in the Night Sky for October 2021 – Treehugger.com
- Night Sky Map for October 2021: Constellations, Then and Now | Old Farmer’s Almanac
- October’s sky map – northern hemisphere – Skymania.com
- The Sky This Week from October 1 to 8 | Astronomy.com
- October: Three Planets at Dusk – Sky & Telescope Podcast:
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