2 Oct High in the west before dawn, the moon is only ½ degree from Aldebaran. Orion is to the left.
7 Oct High in the east before dawn, three planets and a bright star line up to the moon’s lower left. Venus is 1 fist-width below the moon, Regulus is 1 finger-width to Venus’ left, Mars is another fist-width to the lower left, and Jupiter is 2 finger-widths beyond Mars.
8 Oct This morning the moon is less than 2 finger-widths to Venus’ upper right. Regulus is to Venus’ left.