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Sky happenings for the month of November 2015

Note all times and dates in UTC unless otherwise specified.


Lunar Phases[1]

Phase Date (UTC) Time (UTC)
Last Quarter 02 November 2015 12:24
New 11 November 2015 17:47
First Quarter 19 November 2015 06:27
Full 25 November 2015 22:44

Meteor Showers[1]

South Taurids - 05 November 2015 North Taurids - 12 November 2015 Leonids - 18 November 2015

Other events[1]

Moon occults Aldebaran 26 November 2015 ~10:00 - for observers in Japan, eastern Russia, northern USA, Canada, Greenland

Night Sky

Note that this is for Calgary, Alberta on 15 November 2015 at 22:30 MST. For this date and local time it will be similar for places in the northern hemisphere.
The autumn constellations are now well overhead and the winter ones rising. Object such as M31 and clusters such as M34 are now nearly overhead. Clusters M36, M37 and M35 are now nearly overhead as well. To the eastern horizon the Hyades and M45 open clusters are rising as well as the spectacular nebula M42 in Orion.

15 Nov 2015 Sky


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Information from the RASC Observer's Handbook
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