SKYLINE - Info about Astro events

Important note: The times of the events are for Munich and in MEZ or MESZ, if applicable !!





October 2014



Day Time (MESZ) Event
01 Wed 19:32.3 Moon occults SAO 161 540 (5.6, double) until 20:12.9
01 Wed 19:48.5 Moon occults SAO 161557 (6.8) until 21:04.6
01 Wed 20:19.8 Moon occults SAO 161571 (6.6, multiple) until 21:02.7
01 Wed 20:28.9 Moon occults SAO 161582 (7.0) until 21:38.2
01 Wed 21:33 Moon: first quarter (topocentric: 22:16)
07 Tue 05:41 Jupiter: Ganymede eclipse begins
07 Tue 06:51 Jupiter: Callisto eclipse begins
08 Wed 12:51 Full Moon (topocentric: 13:13), total lunar eclipse
08 Wed 18h Draconids maximum (ZHR = 20), observe at night
08 Wed 20:10.0 Moon occults 88 Psc (6.0) until 21:04.8
09 Thu 04:56 Jupiter: Io eclipse begins
15 Wed 20h comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques) 0.5 left of NGC 6756 & 6755 open clusters
15 Wed 21:12 Moon: last quarter (topocentric: 20:44)
16 Thu 06:49 Jupiter: Io eclipse begins
17 Fri 02:03.0 Moon occults SAO 97913 (6.3, double) until 02:42.3
17 Fri 21h Mars (0.9) 50' from 51 Oph (4.8)
18 Sat 2.2h Moon 5.7 from Jupiter (-2.0)
19 Sun 19:30 Comet C/2013A1 Siding Spring (7.5) 4' from Mars in the SW evening sky, ca. 7 above horizon
22 Wed 04:28 Jupiter: Europa eclipse begins
22 Wed 9h Orionids maximum (ZHR = 23), observe before dawn
23 Thu 23:57 New Moon (topocentric: 23:46), partial solar eclipse
24 Fri 05:40 Jupiter: Callisto eclipse ends
25 Sat 03:11 Jupiter: Io eclipse begins
25 Sat 18:25.3 Moon: immersion of Saturn (0.6), difficult
26 Sun 3h=2h end of CEST/MESZ daylight saving time, begin of CET/MEZ
28 Tue 17.3h Moon 5.6 from Mars (0.9)
29 Wed 06:02 Jupiter: Europa eclipse begins
31 Fri 03:48 Moon: first quarter (topocentric: 04:21)



Visibility of planets in October:

Mercury: in Virgo; from about 24.10. in the eastern morning sky
Venus: in Virgo; invisible
Mars: in Ophiuchus/Sagittarius; SW evening sky
Jupiter: in Cancer/Leo; eastern morning sky
Saturn: in Libra; SW evening sky
Uranus: in Pisces; almost all the night
Neptune: in Aquarius; almost all the night


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For more information please consult Heavens Above or Calsky.

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