Mercury reaches greatest elongation at midnight EDT on October19th. The mercurial messenger and Trickster, the most intimate planet to the sun stands 25° East of the Sun. Mercury will soon turn Retrograde on October 31.
Venus is also now barely visible and Mercury and Venus are cheek to cheek.
1024px-Cardiff_castle_-_Turm_3_Venus Wolfgang Sauber[CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5DThe Orionids meteor showers peak on the morning of the 22nd. If you are in Dark Sky place look up.
Planet Uranus which orbits at a 90-degree angle on October 27/28
Uranus reaches opposition to the SUN making it highly visibility tonight. It’s exact at 4 a.m. EDT on the 28th.