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Events for October 2016

25 Sep 2016, 17:00 UTC
Events for October 2016
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The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for October 2016. The time of each event is given in Greenwich Mean Time or GMT (a.k.a. Universal Time or UT). To convert GMT to Eastern Standard Time (EST) just subtract 5 hours. To convert GMT to other time zones, visit Time Zones. Some of the astronomical terms used in the calendar are explained in Definitions.

Date GMT Astronomical Events for October 2016
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(h:m)
Oct 01 00:12 NEW MOON
Oct 03 17:30 Venus 5.0°S of Moon
Oct 04 11:02 Moon at Apogee: 406100 km
Oct 06 08:04 Saturn 3.8°S of Moon
Oct 09 04:33 FIRST QUARTER MOON
Oct 13 09:43 Moon at Descending Node
Oct 15 10 Uranus at Opposition
Oct 16 04:23 FULL MOON
Oct 16 23:36 Moon at Perigee: 357860 km
Oct 19 06:18 Aldebaran 0.3°S of Moon
Oct 21 05 Orionid Meteor Shower
Oct 22 19:14 LAST QUARTER MOON
Oct 25 04:01 Regulus 1.6°N of Moon
Oct 26 01:44 Moon at Ascending Node
Oct 26 10:56 Venus 3.0°N of Antares
Oct 27 16 Mercury at Superior Conjunction
Oct 28 09:33 Jupiter 1.4°S ...

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