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  Sky Calendar -- November 2007
1 Moon near Beehive cluster (M44) at 19h UT (morning sky).
1 Last Quarter Moon at 21:18 UT.
3 Moon very near Regulus at 13h UT. Occultation visible from southern parts of North America.
Occultation of Regulus (IOTA)
4 Moon near Saturn at 1h UT. (morning sky). Mag. +0.8.
5 Taurid (south) meteor shower peaks. May produce the occasional bright fireball.
Meteor Shower Calendar 2007 (IMO)
The Taurid Complex (Armagh Observatory)
Taurid Fireball Sightings (NASA)
5 Moon near Venus at 17h UT (46° from Sun, morning sky). Mag. -4.3.
8 Mercury at greatest elongation, 19° west from Sun (morning sky) at 20h UT. Mag. -0.5. Look low in the east-southeast about 30 minutes before sunrise.
9 Moon at apogee (farthest from Earth) at 13h UT (distance 406,671 km; angular size 29.4').
9 New Moon at 23:03 UT. Start of lunation 1050.
11 Moon very near Antares at 21h UT (evening sky). Occultation visible from Paraguay and S. Brazil.
12 Taurid (north) meteor shower peaks. May produce the occasional bright fireball.
Meteor Shower Calendar 2007 (IMO)
The Taurid Complex (Armagh Observatory)
12 Moon near Jupiter at 21h UT (evening sky). Mag. -1.8.
17 Moon very near Neptune at 12h UT (evening sky). Mag. +7.9. Occultation visible from S.E. Australia.
Occultation of Neptune (IOTA)
17 First Quarter Moon at 22:33 UT.
18 Leonid meteor shower peaks at 3h UT. Expect about 10 to 15 meteors per hour under dark sky conditions. Timing this year favors Europe, Africa, and the Far East.
Meteor Shower Calendar 2007 (IMO)
24 Moon at perigee (closest to Earth) at 0h UT (357,194 km; 33.5').
24 Moon near the Pleiades at 12h UT (midnight sky).
24 Full Moon at 14:30 UT. The full Moon of November is called the Frosty Moon or Beaver Moon.
Full Moon Names (Wikipedia)
27 Moon near Mars at 6h UT (morning sky). Mag. -1.2. Diam=15".
28 Moon near Pollux at 1h UT (morning sky).
29 Moon near Beehive cluster (M44) at 2h UT (morning sky).
30 Moon very near Regulus at 20h UT. Occultation visible from S.E. Asia.
Occultation of Regulus (IOTA)
All times Universal Time (UT). USA Eastern Standard Time = UT - 5 hours.

Clear skies till next month!

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