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USPS Star Calendar for 10 to 16 October 3 October 2010

Posted by amedalen in October 2010.
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10 Oct
The moon is midway between magnitude 1.5 Mars to the lower right and magnitude 1.1 Antares to the upper left. Compare the color of Mars and its rival, Antares, the heart of the Scorpion. Use binoculars.

11 Oct
Antares is 3 finger-widths to the moon’s lower right tonight.

12 Oct
The moon is above the tail of the Scorpion this evening, and Sagittarius is to the lower left.

13 Oct
The moon is left of the dome of the Teapot constellation, Sagittarius.

14 Oct
Magnitude 0.9 Altair is 3 fist-widths above or to the upper right of the moon tonight. First-quarter moon at 2127 UT


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