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Fort Wayne Astronomical Society, General Meeting Tuesday,
September 15, 7:30pm, University of Saint Francis, Schouweiler Planetarium. The Public is welcome.
Program: Yerkes Observatory, by Robert Miller.
October Sky: Venus, Mars and Jupiter gather in the eastern sky an hour before sunrise beginning Oct. 3 when
they form an arc with Jupiter at the bottom. The crescent moon joins them Oct. 8-10. On Oct. 17 Jupiter and
Mars are less than 1 degree apart (the distance of your finger held up to the sky) with Venus above them. The
three form a circle as the month goes on. Saturn appears low in the southwest 45 minutes after the sun sets.
The Orionid meteor shower peaks the night of Oct. 21/22. New moon Oct. 12. June Gladfelter.