By Dave Fuller on 10/7/2013 8:17 AM
Here's what's happening in the night sky for the week of September 30 thru October 6 Want to see what's up in the sky this week? This daily reminder chart will let you know lots of individual, time-sensitive events occurring. Also, don't miss this week's Eyes on the Sky video on some of the open clusters to view in Perseus.

Monday, Oct 7:  Saturn is 2 degrees from the Moon Tuesday, Oct 8:  Draconid meteors reach their peak Moon is 5 degrees north of Venus Jupiter moons/double transit (15:36 UTC) Wednesday, Oct 9:

Algol at minimum (2:46 UTC) Mercury reaches greatest eastern elongation Thursday, Oct 10:

Mercury is 5 degrees...

The Nightlight

This blog includes what to see in the night and daytime skies, thoughts on telescopes, binoculars, and other astronomy observing accessories and equipment, plus my own occasional notes on objects I've seen and observed. Oh, and the random theater or other "my take on life" post. In other words, there is always something interesting. Check it out.