What to look out, and up, for in November.
Ralph, Paul & Jen pick their highlights for this month’s skies; starting with the solar system objects on offer to observers and imagers:
- A last look at Saturn for 2017 in the early evening sky
- A very impressive Jupiter/Venus conjunction on the 13th of November
- The Taurid meteor showers peaking on the 5th and 21st November and the Leonids on the 18th November
- Comet 2017 O1 ASASSN1 for binocular and telescope observers
Next up, we take a deep sky pick from our list of favourites for this time of year:
- Ralph – Messier 42, the Orion Nebula in the constellation Orion
- Jen – Messier 13, The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules
- Paul – NCG 404, Mirach’s Ghost in the constellation Andromeda
And we finish this sky guide with November’s moon phases.