The full moon of Wednesday (Oct. 21), known by many as the "Hunter's Moon," provided a celestial treat for skywatchers around the world.
The full Hunter's Moon will light the way to Uranus in the early morning sky this week, and with some luck you could see a "shooting star" while looking for the celestial pair.
A failed Russian spy satellite crashed back to Earth early this morning (Oct. 20), burning up in a brilliant fireball spotted by many observers in the American Midwest.
The Hunter's Moon rises tonight, marking the first full moon of the fall season in the northern hemisphere.
The annual Orionid meteor shower will reach its peak today (Oct. 20), but could have some competition with the full Hunter's Moon set to rise tonight, too.
October's full moon and the peak of the Orionid meteor shower are happening on the same day this week.
During these next few mornings, we'll have a chance to see a few pieces of Halley's Comet zipping through our atmosphere in the form of meteors.
Here's a guide to all the rocket launches and astronomical events in 2021, as well as milestones for space missions, anniversaries and conferences.
October's full moon, known as the Hunter's Moon, will occur at 10:57 a.m. EDT (1457 GMT) on Oct. 20, according to NASA.
The moon stars in live webcasts tonight NASA and lunar enthusiasts celebrate International Observe the Moon 2021.
The Orionid meteor shower is peaks in the early morning of Wednesday, Oct. 20, but a bright full moon will disrupt viewing until shortly before dawn.
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