It’s the Northern Hemisphere’s Frosty Moon. Flower Moon for the Southern Hemisphere. November full moons follow the path of the sun in May.
Posts by Bruce McClure
Look for bright Aldebaran and the Pleiades star cluster near tonight’s moon. Plus an explanation of the moon’s westward – and eastward – motions in our sky.
Orion the Hunter is one of the easiest constellations to identify. Its most recognizable feature is a short, straight line of three medium-bright stars.
All five visible planets will appear together in the morning sky early next year – from about January 20 to February 20, 2016. That hasn’t happened since 2005.
Good night to locate constellation Pisces, behind the moon and Uranus. Then you can search for Pisces again – and maybe find Uranus, too – when the moon moves away.
Every year, the Big Dipper (Great Bear) descends to its lowest point in the sky on November evenings.
You need an optical aid and a sky chart to find Neptune near the star Sigma Aquarii. Tonight’s moon can point the way.
Almach looks like a single star to the eye and like a colorful double star through a telescope. But today we know Almach as four stars.
The famous Leonid shower is coming up. Follow the links in this post to learn more about meteor showers for the rest of 2015.
The Northern Crown – a C-shaped group of stars – glitters above the western horizon after dusk, and above the eastern horizon before dawn.