Sky happenings for the month of November 2015
Note all times and dates in UTC unless otherwise specified.
|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|
South Taurids - 05 November 2015 North Taurids - 12 November 2015 Leonids - 18 November 2015
Moon occults Aldebaran 26 November 2015 ~10:00 - for observers in Japan, eastern Russia, northern USA, Canada, Greenland
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.