Fall Back

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Set clocks back one hour at 2:00 a.m. Sunday, the first Sunday in November. Heading towards the earliest sunset on Friday, December 4th. Hallowe’en is a cross-quarter day – halfway between fall and winter. Watch out for 2015 TB145 on Hallowe’en morning (just after midnight). Close asteroid flyby could cause some ‘spooky action at a distance’. 1,300 ft across, 1.3x moon distance. Definitely need a medium sized telescope to see it even under dark skies. Discovered Oct. 10, orbits every 3 years or so, some researchers think it could be a comet – due to its orbital shape. Jupiter and Venus together now, with Mars below in the early morning sky. Saturn lounging low in the southwest after sunset.

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