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A table listing some of the Astronomical Phenomena for October 2013:

Phenomena October

DayEvent
1Moon passes 7 degrees south of Mars mag +1.6 (6 UT)
1Moon passes 6 degrees south of Regulus mag +1.4 (23 UT)
3Uranus mag +5.7 is at opposition in Pisces approx. 19.04 AU (approx. 2848.3 million km or 1769.9 million miles) from Earth (14 UT)
3Venus is at aphelion 0.728 AU (approx. 109 million km or 67.7 million miles) from the Sun (23 UT)
3Asteroid (44) Nysa mag +10.0 is at opposition in Cetus
5New Moon (00:35 UT)
6Moon passes 3 degrees north of Mercury mag -0.1 (22 UT)
7Moon passes 2 degrees south of Saturn mag +0.7 (4 UT)
8Draconids meteor shower peaks ZHR = 1 to 2 (normal), up to 6000 (storm)
8Moon passes 5 degrees north of Venus mag -4.3 (12 UT)
9Moon passes 7 degrees north of Antares mag +1.0 (3 UT)
9Mercury mag -0.1 is at greatest elongation east 25 degrees (10 UT)
10Mercury mag -0.1 passes 5 degrees south of Saturn mag +0.6 (19 UT)
10Moon is at perigee 369,813 km or 229,791 miles from Earth (23:08 UT)
11First quarter Moon (23:03 UT)
14Mars mag +1.6 passes 1 degrees north of Regulus mag +1.4 (22 UT)
15Moon passes 6 degrees north of Neptune mag +7.9 (6 UT)
15Dwarf planet Eris mag 18.7 is at opposition in Cetus
16Venus mag -4.4 passes 2 degrees north of Antares mag +1.0 (16 UT)
17Moon passes 3 degrees north of Uranus mag +5.7 (21 UT)
18Full Moon (23:38 UT)
18Penumbral lunar eclipse (23:50 UT)
20Asteroid (42) Isis mag +10.0 is at opposition in Cetus
21 Orionids meteor shower peaks ZHR = 25 (can vary between 20 and 70)
21Mercury mag +0.5 is stationary in Libra (15 UT)
22Moon passes 3 degrees north of Aldebaran mag +0.9 (13 UT)
25Moon is at apogee 404,558 km or 251,380 miles from Earth (14:22 UT)
25Moon passes 5 degrees south of Jupiter mag -2.3 (22 UT)
26Moon passes 12 degrees south of Pollux mag +1.1 (7 UT)
26Last quarter Moon (23:41 UT)
29Moon passes 6 degrees south of Regulus mag +1.4 (8 UT)
30Moon passes 6 degrees south of Mars mag +1.5 (1 UT)
31Asteroid (10) Hygiea mag +10.3 is at opposition in Aries