November Moon & Planet data for 2015


The follwing table lists various solar system object events during November. A list of astronomical terms used in may be found after the table.

November 3 Venus 0.7 degrees south of Mars
Moon last quarter
November 5 Regulus 3.1 degrees north of the Moon
November 6 Jupiter 2.2 degrees north of the Moon
November 7 Mars 1.7 degrees north of the Moon
Venus 1.2 degrees north of the Moon
Moon at apogee
November 9 Spica 4.1 degrees south of the Moon
November 11 Mercury 3.1 degrees south of the Moon
Moon new
November 13 Saturn 3.0 degrees south of the Moon
November 15 Moon southern most declination (-18.3 degrees)
November 16 Pluto 3.3 degrees south of the Moon
November 17 Mercury superior conjunction
November 18 Neptune stationary
November 19 Moon first quarter
November 20 Neptune 2.7 degrees south of the Moon
November 22 Uranus 0.9 degrees north of the Moon Occn
November 23 Moon at perigee
November 25 Mercury 2.7 degrees south of Saturn
Moon full
November 26 Aldebaran 0.7 degrees south of the Moon Occn
November 27 Mercury 3.3 degrees north of Antares
Moon northern most declination (18.4 degrees)
November 30 Saturn at conjunction
Venus 4.2 degrees north of Spica
  • apogee: Furtherest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • conjunction: Two astronomical objects are 'lined up' (have the same right ascension) when viewed from Earth. If only one object is mentioned the Sun is generally the other object.
  • declination: 'Latitude' for celestial objects. The distance in degress above (north) or below (south) the celestial equator.
  • perigee: Nearest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • superior conjunction: Conjunction where the Sun is between the Earth another solar system object