November Moon & Planet data for 2016


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 2 Saturn 3.7 degrees south of the Moon
November 4 Moon southern most declination (-18.7 degrees)
November 5 Pluto 3.0 degrees south of the Moon
November 6 Mars 5.3 degrees south of the Moon
November 7 Moon first quarter
November 9 Neptune 1.0 degrees south of the Moon Occn
November 12 Uranus 2.7 degrees north of the Moon
November 14 Moon at perigee
November 14 Moon full
November 15 Aldebaran 0.5 degrees south of the Moon Occn
November 17 Moon northern most declination (18.8 degrees)
November 19 Mercury 2.8 degrees north of Antares
November 20 Neptune stationary
November 21 Moon last quarter
November 21 Regulus 1.2 degrees north of the Moon
November 23 Mercury 3.4 degrees south of Saturn
November 25 Jupiter 1.8 degrees south of the Moon
November 25 Venus 3.5 degrees south of Pluto
November 25 Spica 5.6 degrees south of the Moon
November 27 Moon at apogee
November 29 Moon new
November 30 Saturn 3.6 degrees south of the Moon
  • apogee: Furtherest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • 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