Current Night Sky: November 2014

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2:00 am on Sunday, November 2, for most areas of the U.S. and Canada. In accordance with the adage, "Spring Forward, Fall Back," move your clocks back one hour so that 2:00 am EDT becomes 1:00 am EST.

The Moon & Planets: 
sky chart
sky chart
sky chart
Evening Planets (after sunset): 
  • Mars, SW
  • Neptune, S
  • Uranus, SE
Morning Planets (before sunrise): 
  • Jupiter, S
  • Mercury, E
Comets: 

There are no comets visible brighter than magnitude 8.

Meteors: 

The Leonid meteor shower peaks on November 17. See "What's New" for more.

Phases of the Moon: 
Full Moon November 6 5:23 pm EST
Last Quarter Moon November 14 10:16 am EST
New Moon November 22 7:32 am EST
First Quarter Moon November 29 5:06 am EST

Text, graphics, and animations by John Sheff. Graphics courtesy of Starry Night(©) Pro Plus 7 / Imaginova(©) Corp. Starry Night images are used with permission from Imaginova Corp. Starry Night is a registered trademark of Imaginova Corp. Star charts generated by Starry Night Pro Plus 7 © Imaginova Corp. All rights reserved. www.StarryNight.com