Image of the Month
Enhanced Colour Image of Pluto imaged by the New Horizons Spacecraft
October – A good month to observe Uranus with a small telescope.
October 3rd – 1 hour before sunrise: Venus, Mars and Jupiter arc across the sky .
October 8th, 9th and 10th – one hour before sunrise: the Moon joins the planets.
October 11th – 30 minutes before sunrise: Mercury below a thin cresent Moon.
October 17th – 1 hour before sunrise: A conjunction of Jupiter and Mars.