** What’s Up: October 2022 Skywatching Tips from NASA – NASA JPL
What are some skywatching highlights in October 2022?
Enjoy giant planets Jupiter and Saturn all night throughout the month. Then watch as Mars begins its retrograde motion, moving westward each night instead of eastward, for the next few months. Finally, check out the Orionid meteors overnight on Oct. 20.
0:11 Evenings with Jupiter & Saturn
0:37 Mars’ retrograde motion
2:07 Orionid meteor shower
3:04 October Moon phases
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/skywatch…
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: October 2022 – BBC Sky at Night Magazine
What’s in the night sky tonight? Get ready for Mars opposition, make the most of Uranus (and prepare for a lunar occultation at the end of the year), observe Neptune following its September opposition, see Jupiter’s Galilean moons, take in the Orionid meteor shower and admire the Summer Triangle asterism.
** Sky & Telescope’s Sky Tour Podcast – October 2022 – Sky & Telescope Youtube
Our monthly Sky Tour #astronomy #podcast provides an informative and entertaining 10-minute guided tour of the nighttime sky. Listen to the October episode and give #Jupiter a really close look, learn what #Andromeda and #Pegasus have in common, circle around the pole #star #Polaris, and watch for #meteors shed by #Halley’s #Comet
- Sky Tour Astronomy Podcast: Upcoming Celestial Events – Sky & Telescope
- This Week’s Sky at a Glance, September 30 – October 8 – Sky & Telescope
** What’s in the Night Sky October 2022 #WITNS – Alyn Wallace
01:38 Northern Hemisphere Night Sky
03:22 Southern Hemisphere Night Sky
04:53 Close Approaches
05:13 Full Moon
06:03 Southern Taurids
07:46 Partial Eclipse
08:24 Lunar Occultation Uranus
08:59 #WITNS Winners
** Night Sky Notebook October 2022 – Peter Detterline
** See also:
- 11 Must-See Astronomy Events in the October Night Sky (2022) – Space Tourism Guide
- Night Sky Map for October 2022: Constellations, Then and Now | Almanac.com
- October Skies: Night Sky Events To Observe in October – Northrop Grumman
- The brightest planets in October’s night sky: How to see them (and when) | Space.com
- Visible planets and night sky October 2022 | EarthSky
- What’s up in the night sky: October 2022 | The Planetary Society
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