The October edition of Southern Skywatch is now up. Late sadly, but lots of family stuff and being away from the computer is respobsible for it.
There's still lots of planetary action this month.
Venus is low in the morning sky and is close to the crescent Moon on the 13th.
Jupiter is in the morning sky near the Hyades, on the 6th the crescent Moon and Jupiter were close with an occultation.
Mars is in the head of the Scorpion. Mars is close to the crescent Moon on the 18th.
Mercury is at its best this month, and is close to the crescent Moon on the 17th.
Orionid meteors shower peaks on the 21st.
Variable star Mira is coming down from maximum brightness.