November

For terms in boldface, see Astronomical Terms.
Day Phenomenon Hour
1 Mercury appears to be motionless in the sky as it moves from its greatest elongation west of the Sun back toward a position east of the Sun as viewed from Earth. 1300
1 LAST QUARTER 2100
3 Regulus, the brightest star in the constellation Leo, is 0° 03' north of the Moon. Occultation of Regulus by the Moon. 1300
4 Saturn is 1° 8' north of the Moon. 0300
5 Venus is 3° north of the Moon. 2000
8 Mercury is 7° north of the Moon. 1100
8 Mercury is at its greatest elongation, at 19° west of the Sun. 2100
9 The Moon is at apogee. 1300
9 Ceres, the largest asteroid, is at opposition with the Sun. 1500
9 NEW MOON 2300
11 Antares, the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius, is 0° 4' north of the Moon. Occultation of Antares by the Moon. 2100
12 Jupiter is 5° north of the Moon. 2200
14 The asteroid Juno is in conjunction with the Sun. 1200
15 Mars appears to be motionless in the sky as it goes from direct motion to retrograde motion. 1600
17 Neptune is 1° 0' north of the Moon. Occultation of Neptune by the Moon. 1100
17 FIRST QUARTER 2300
19 Uranus is 2° south of the Moon. 1100
24 The Moon is at perigee. 0000
24 FULL MOON 1400
24 Uranus appears to be motionless in the sky as it goes from retrograde motion to direct motion. 1800
27 Mars is 1° 7' south of the Moon. 0600
28 Venus is 4° north of Spica, the brightest star in the constellation Virgo. 2200
30 Regulus, the brightest star in the constellation Leo, is 0° 3' north of the Moon. Occultation of Regulus by the Moon. 2000

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