Halloween encourages our imaginations and coaxes us to embrace the dark time of year marks the approximate halfway point between the autumnal equinox (September 22) and the winter solstice (December 21).
The Orionid meteor shower, its radiant appearing to be at the upper left of the constellation for which it is named, is forecast to be active from about the 19th through the 22nd, peaking before dawn on the 21st.
March 9 – 22, 2015 What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. ………… No time to see, in broad daylight, Streams full of stars, like skies at night. from “Leisure” by William Henry Davies Mt. Washington — Seasonal change is aloft, visible in the nighttime skyscape and,