Star Calendar – October 2015

Star Calendar October 2015 Star Calendar Planets: Moon moves through the stars, eastward, at its own diameter every hour, or, 13 degrees per day, or, one season per week — as noted below. Mercury is pretty bright now and is at greatest elongation mid-month. Those with a clear view to… Continue reading

Star Calendar Addenda – October 2014

Comet Siding Spring approaching Mars – photo from Australia by Damian Peach. Better (bigger) photo at: Now THAT’S an image with dynamic range!   (NASA’s version is composite.) The Sun, Oct. 16 – 24, 2014 as sunspot 2192 develops: