Portal:Astronomy/Events/October 2005

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October 2005
3 October, 10:28 New moon; Annular solar eclipse lasting up to 04m32s Visible from Europe, Africa, south Asia
5 October, 19:41 Mercury lies only 1°18' from Jupiter
8 October Draconids meteor shower: usually weak; occasionally up to 1000 meteors per hour
17 October, 12:14 Full moon; Partial lunar eclipse lasting 00h58m Visible from Asia, Australia, Pacific, North America
21 October Orionids meteor shower: up to 20 meteors per hour