The Weekly Observing List
There are some opportunities upcoming this week for seeing meteor showers, assuming the weather cooperates.
Nov. 16-17 - Leonid Meteor Shower
This weekend we have the Leonid meteor shower >> Learn more
Nov. 18 - NSN Webinar
On Monday the Night Sky Network is hosting a live webinar on The Voyager Spacecraft: Exiting the Solar System >> Learn more
Nov. 18 - Last-Quarter Moon
This is the last-quarter moon. The next New Moon is Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 9:05 AM.
Nov. 21 - Alpha Monocerotid Meteor Shower
This normally minor meteor shower may bring a surprise this year with some predictions that it could produce between 100 to 400 meteors per hour on Thursday evening. The peak is expected around around 10:50 PM CST. >> Learn more
Nov. 23-24 - Venus and Jupiter
On Saturday and Sunday evenings the planets Venus and Jupiter will appear only 11/2 degrees apart.
Sky & Telescope: This Week's Sky at a Glance:
If you can read only one other site for upcoming things to see in the sky, this is the page.
>> Learn more
Also check out S&T's monthly Sky Tour Astronomy podcast.
Astronomy: The Sky This Week:
Another good summary of things to look at this week. >> Learn more
Cosmic Pursuit's: The Night Sky This Month:
Another must-read astronomy blog that provides a nice checklist of things to watch each month. >> Learn more
StarDate: In the Sky This Month:
A nice shortlist of things to see this November. StarDate also offers short podcasts on astronomy and things to view. >> Learn more
Check out the below videos as well for information on astronomy events this month.