1 Oct The moon sets early, making tonight great for stargazing. Look for Saturn low in the west at dusk, Mars 2 fist-widths to the upper left near Sagittarius and the Summer Triangle directly overhead.
3 Oct At dusk, Venus is 2 finger-widths below the crescent moon. The pair sets within 2 hours of sunset.
4 Oct The moon is at apogee, 63.7 Earth-radii (406,000 kilometers) away.