This Week In Astronomy

Best Galaxy – M31, The Andromeda Galaxy
In early November, the Andromeda Galaxy will be just north of the constellation Andromeda and positioned high in the eastern sky for great views.
Best Star Cluster – M45, the Pleiades
November is sometimes called “the month of the Pleiades,” since the famous open star cluster is visible all night long for observers in the Northern hemisphere.

Venus Joins Jupiter Before Dawn

Set your alarm to wake up before sunrise on November 13th to enjoy a close conjunction of planets Venus and Jupiter. Look just above the eastern horizon before dawn to see giant Jupiter and bright Venus appear just 0.3° apart.