Don’t miss Nasa’s top stargazing events this month – including spotting Mercury and two meteor showers

OCTOBER is a great month for stargazing and Nasa has rounded up its top events. In a fun video, the US space agency has explained how you could spot Mercury and a big meteor shower this month. Getty – ContributorThe Orionid meteor shower is one of the best showers of the year[/caption] The Draconid’s meteor shower may be happening this weekend but there’s no need to worry if you miss it. October has another meteor shower at the end of the month called the Orionid’s. There will also be a chance to see Mercury and some pretty bright stars. Draconid meteor shower The annual Draconid meteor shower peaked on Friday but you could still spot a few of its meteors this evening or on Sunday. Most read in News HUGE LOSS No winners for Friday’s HUGE £172m jackpot with £184m rollover now up for grabs INSOLENT BRITAIN Ringleader of Insulate Britain admits he ‘doesn’t care’ about insulation BLOOD ON THE STREETS Man left fighting for his life after three gunned down in shooting ‘KILLER’ DAD Dad ‘called murdered boy, 6, “f***ing Hitler” & said “I’ll go to town on you”‘ NEW THEORY Were British family murdered by hitman in the…

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Don’t miss Nasa’s top stargazing events this month – including spotting Mercury and two meteor showers

Updated: October 9, 2021 — 10:26 am