The just-past full Moon passes M45, the Pleaides open star cluster, and is visible all night.
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Images Courtesy of Mobile Observatory.
21:16 UT – The just-past full Moon is south of M45, the Pleiades open star cluster. (Taurus, visible all night.)
The Orionid meteor shower comes to an end. (Peak maximum Zenith Hourly Rate: 25)
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