October Astronomy Highlights

Updated: Nov 2, 2021


There will be two Meteor Showers this month and some cool formations.


October 5 will be the peak of the Camelopardalid Meteor Shower. Then on October 8, it will be the Peak of the Draconid Meteor Shower.


The Moon will be closely above Venus on the 9th.


On the 14th, the Moon will sit right of Saturn and Jupiter forming a triangle.


Moon Phases

  • October 6 New Moon

  • October 12 First Quarter

  • October 20 Full Moon

  • October 28 Last Quarter