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Events for October 2017

25 Sep 2017, 00:00 UTC
Events for October 2017
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The following table gives the date and time of important astronomical events for October 2017.

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 2017
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(h:m)
Oct 02 02:05 Moon at Descending Node
Oct 03 09 Venus at Perihelion
Oct 05 18:40 FULL MOON
Oct 08 00 Mars at Aphelion
Oct 08 21 Mercury at Superior Conjunction
Oct 09 05:51 Moon at Perigee: 366858 km
Oct 09 18:05 Aldebaran 0.6°S of Moon
Oct 12 12:25 LAST QUARTER MOON
Oct 13 20:29 Beehive 3.0°N of Moon
Oct 14 22:10 Moon at Ascending Node
Oct 15 10:54 Regulus 0.2°S of Moon
Oct 17 10:04 Mars 1.8°S of Moon
Oct 18 00:21 Venus 2.0°S of Moon
Oct 19 17 Uranus at Opposition
Oct 19 19:12 NEW MOON
Oct 21 11 Orionid Meteor Shower
Oct 24 11:54 Saturn 3.3°S of ...

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