November Moon & Planet data for 2017


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 Venus 3.5 degrees north of Spica
November 3 Uranus 3.9 degrees north of the Moon
November 4 Moon full
November 6 Moon at perigee
November 6 Aldebaran 0.8 degrees south of the Moon Occn
November 8 Moon northern most declination (19.8 degrees)
November 10 Moon last quarter
November 11 Regulus 0.4 degrees south of the Moon Occn
November 12 Mercury 2.2 degrees north of Antares
November 13 Venus 0.3 degrees north of Jupiter
November 15 Mars 3.0 degrees south of the Moon
November 17 Jupiter 3.9 degrees south of the Moon
November 17 Venus 3.8 degrees south of the Moon
November 18 Moon new
November 21 Saturn 3.0 degrees south of the Moon
November 21 Moon at apogee
November 22 Moon southern most declination (-20.0 degrees)
November 22 Pluto 2.0 degrees south of the Moon
November 22 Neptune stationary
November 23 Mercury greatest elong E(22)
November 26 Moon first quarter
November 27 Neptune 1.1 degrees north of the Moon Occn
November 28 Mercury 3.0 degrees south of Saturn
November 29 Mars 3.1 degrees north of Spica
November 30 Uranus 4.0 degrees north 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