Sky this month – October 2015

Here is a list of astronomical events for given month. Location dependent events listed here are visible from central Europe.

October 2015:

12 – Uranus at opposition.

16 – New Moon.

16 – Mercury reaches greatest morning elongation 18° west of the Sun.

17 – Mars passes less than half a degree from Jupiter at 22:00UT.

21 – The Orionids meteors peak with a ZHR of around 15.

25 – Venus passes 1° from Jupiter at 19:00UT.

26 – Venus reaches greatest morning elongation 39° west of the Sun.

27 – Full Moon.

29 – Occulataion of the bright stars (+3.8) θ1 Tau and (+3.4) θ2 Tau with Moon at around 20:00UT. Exact time of the occultation depends on the location of the observer. Additional info

29 – Occulataion of the bright star (+0.9) Aldebaran with Moon at around 23:00UT. Exact time of the occultation depends on the location of the observer. Additional info
 
 
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PNV J18033275-2816054 or Nova Sgr 2015 No. 3 is a nova discovered on 27 September 2015 in constellation of Sagittarius. More info about observation campaign.

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