Evening Earthshine on the Waxing Crescent Moon

November 14th, 2015

The Moon returns to the evening sky tonight and provides us with an opportunity to see Earthshine illuminating its darkened surface. Unfortunately, it’s currently traversing through Sagittarius, the Archer, one of the most southern constellations in the entire night sky.

This makes the young Moon difficult to spot, especially from the northern hemisphere, as it will appear low over the south-western horizon. Those in the southern hemisphere might have more luck.

 

 

All Astronomical Events for November 14th, 2015

Good opportunity to see Earthshine on the waxing crescent Moon after sunset. (Naked eye, Sagittarius, evening sky.)

 

 

 

Events in bold involve objects and/or events that are visible with the naked eye.

All times are in Universal Time (UTC). To convert the time to your timezone, click here.

Astronomical events taken from 2015: An Astronomical Year, available in Kindle and paperback formats from Amazon in the US, Canada and the United Kingdom. Night sky simulations created using Mobile Observatory for Android devices.

2015 An Astronomical Year (Kindle Edition) 2016 An Astronomical Year Paperback Cover 2016 The Night Sky Sights The Astronomical Almanac 2015-2019 Kindle Cover - Deep Sky Observer's Guide

2015: An Astronomical Year

2016: An Astronomical Year 2016: The Night Sky Sights The Astronomical Almanac (2015-2019) The Deep Sky Observer’s Guide

(Kindle & Paperback)

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(Paperback)

Amazon – US

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Amazon – UK

Details of all available books across the world can be found here or by visiting the author’s page on Amazon. If you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact me at astronomywriter “at” gmail.com

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