November

For terms in boldface, see Astronomical Terms.
DayPhenomenonHour
1Uranus is 0° 5' north of the Moon. Occultation of Uranus by the Moon.0800
4The Moon is at perigee.0000
5FULL MOON1300
8Mercury is in inferior conjunction, transit over the Sun.2200
12LAST QUARTER1800
13Saturn is 1° 6' south of the Moon.0100
15The Moon is at apogee.2300
17Mercury appears to be motionless in the sky as it moves toward its greatest elongation west of the Sun from a position east of the Sun as viewed from Earth.1900
18Spica, the brightest star in the constellation Virgo, is 0° 6' north of the Moon. Occultation of Spica by the Moon.0300
19Mercury is 6° north of the Moon.1300
20Uranus appears to be motionless in the sky as it goes from retrograde to direct motion.1400
20NEW MOON2200
21Jupiter is in conjunction with the Sun.2300
25Mercury is at its greatest elongation, at 20° west of the Sun.1300
26Neptune is 3° north of the Moon.2100
28FIRST QUARTER0600
28Uranus is 0° 3' north of the Moon. Occultation of Uranus by the Moon.1500

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