The Night Sky in October is Scary Fun!

James Maynard
Sep 29 · 5 min read

The night sky in October is marked by Mercury, Venus, and a pair of meteor showers — and did we mention Astronomy Day?

The October sky is filled with views of Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, and a pair of meteor showers! Image credit: The Cosmic Companion

This October, amateur astronomers will delight in fabulous views of Mercury and Venus, along with a pair of meteor showers.

Throughout the month, skygazers will see Venus soon after sunset, shining in the western sky. The stunning brightness of Venus…