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Mercury : A good opportunity in the last week of October, with the ecliptic climbing steeply Mercury gets good separation from the Sun before dawn.
Venus : Venus is currently appearing as the Morning Star. Also not very high and not rising much before the Sun.
Mars : Mars fading and shrinking now and sinking in the southwest as it gets dark, despite that more or less holding position relative to the Sun.
Jupiter : Very bright as usual and visible before sunrise and heading from Cancer towards Leo.
Saturn : Saturn came to opposition on May 10th so its coming to end of its display for now, passing round the Sun and re-appearing in December
Uranus : Uranus comes to opposition on Oct 7th
Neptune : Neptune rises about an hour ahead of Uranus in Aquarius.Meteors : The Orionids are due to peak on the morning of Oct 21st, when the Moon will be well out of the way
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