Monthly Astronomy for October 2020

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Monthly Astronomy for October 2020 by WildHemlock.com! Learn more about the Harvest Moon and Blue Moon this month on Halloween!

October starts with the year’s Harvest Moon, the closest full moon to the Autumn Equinox. Halloween 2020 will be illuminated with a Blue Moon, the second full moon of this month. Even if you cannot attend the usual autumn festivities in person, there are plenty of celestial celebrations to watch at night.

Moon Phases for October 2020

Full Moon
Harvest Moon
Last Quarter MoonNew MoonFirst
Quarter Moon
Full Moon
Blue Moon
Oct 19th16th23rdOct 31

Moon Facts

Apogee:3rd, 30th
Perigee:16th
Ascending Node:7th
Descending Node:20th
Moon Name:Hunter’s Moon

Meteor Showers

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NameDateLocation (Constellation)
Draconids7thDraco
Orionids21stOrion

Lunar Movements

Occultation of Mars
Conjunction with Venus
Conjunction with
Mercury
2nd
13th
17th
Conjunction with JupiterConjunction with SaturnConjunction with Mars
22nd22nd29th

Planetary Movements

MarsMarsVenusUranus
PerigeeOppositionPerihelionOpposition
6th13th30th31st

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