The Sky This Week – Th Nov x to Th Nov 17

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The Full Luna is Mon Nov 14. This is a Perigee Full Moon, a so-called “Super Moon”. There is a “bright” nova inward Sagittarius. Venus is prominent inward the even out heaven as well as forms a triangle alongside Antares as well as Saturn. On the twelfth Venus is closed to the Lagoon Nebula. On the 17 Venus is closed to Kaus Borealis, the lid of the “Teapot” of Sagittarius. Mars heads towards Capricornius.

The Full Luna is Mon Nov 14. This is a Perigee Full Moon, when the Luna is closest to the Earth, a so-called “Super Moon”. However, unless yous bring splendid eyesight as well as a skillful memory, yous volition locomote unable to distinguish this from whatsoever other sum Moon.

Evening heaven on Sat Nov 12 looking due west every bit seen from Adelaide at 21:30 ACDST (around an hr as well as a one-half later sunset). Venus is forms a triangle alongside Antares as well as Saturn (although they are on the horizon at this time). Venus is adjacent to the Lagoon Nebula at this time, run into iset for a binocular view. The location of Nova Sgr is indicated alongside a yellowish star. Similar views volition locomote seen throughout Commonwealth of Australia at the equivalent local time. (click to embiggen).

Venus continues to ascension into darker skies this week. Venus is high inward the dusk heaven as well as tin locomote seen easily from somewhat earlier one-half an hr to a flake later an hr as well as a one-half later sunset, staying visible later twilight is over depression higher upward the horizon inward genuinely black skies.

Venus starts the calendar week forming a triangle alongside the yoke of Antares as well as Saturn. As the calendar week goes on Venus comes closer to the lagoon nebula, beingness closest on the twelfth as well as 13th. Venus as well as thus comes closer to the “teapot” of Sagittarius, as well as finishes the calendar week closed to Kause Borealis, the “lid” of the “teapot”.
Venus is a distinct “gibbous Moon” shape inward telescopes.

Nova Sagittarius 2016  has brightened to (just) unaided optic visibility, although the waxing Luna may become far difficult to see. located inward the “teapot” of Sagittarius viewing instructions as well as charts are here.

Evening heaven on Lord’s Day Nov thirteen looking due west every bit seen from Adelaide at 22:30ACDST.  Mars is inward Caprciornius alongside Venus below brushing the horizon. Similar views volition locomote seen elsewhere inward Commonwealth of Australia at the equivalent local time. (click to embiggen).

Mars is inward the western even out skies inward Capricornius. During the calendar week Mars moves farther through the star piteous regions of  Capricornius.

Mars was at opposition on May 22,  as well as is soundless visibly dimming. It is no longer a little telescope object. Mars is visible all even out long setting later midnight. In fifty-fifty little telescopes Mars volition locomote a visible, but tiny, gibbous disk, soundless yous are unlikely to  run into its markings.

 Saturn was at opposition on the tertiary of June. However, Saturn’s modify inward size as well as brightness is nowhere almost every bit spectacular every bit Mars’s. Saturn volition locomote a reasonable telescopic object ony for the adjacent few weeks. Saturn is readily visible adjacent to Antares inward Scorpius. Saturn is soundless high plenty for skillful telescopic observation inward the early on evening, alongside only  a narrow window for observation, setting abut 10:00 daylight saving time. In fifty-fifty little telescopes its distinctive rings are obvious.

In the early on even out the line-up of Venus, Saturn as well as Mars nether black skies volition await really good.

Morning  heaven on Lord’s Day Nov thirteen looking eastward every bit seen from Adelaide at 5:07 ACDST (an hr earlier sunrise).  Jupiter is depression higher upward the horizon but clear inward black skies.

Jupiter rises higher into the morning time skies this week. You volition postulate an unobstructed, degree eastern horizon to run into it merely about an hr earlier sunrise, but it should locomote reasonably tardily to run into past times the fourth dimension of civil twilight one-half an hr earlier sunrise.

Mercury is depression inward the morning time twilight but never rises far higher upward the horizon.

There are lots of interesting things inward the heaven to stance alongside a telescope. If yous don’t bring a telescope, right away is a skillful fourth dimension to see i of your local astronomical societies open nights or the local planetariums.

Printable PDF maps of the Eastern heaven at 10 pm AEST, Western heaven at 10 pm AEST. For farther details as well as to a greater extent than data on what’s upward inward the sky, see Southern Skywatch.

Cloud comprehend predictions tin locomote flora at SkippySky.
Here is the near-real fourth dimension satellite stance of the clouds (day as well as night) http://satview.bom.gov.au/
Sumber http://astroblogger.blogspot.com