The Nighttime Sky for November - December, 2019:

The Planets:
Jupiter and Saturn are now poised to leave the evening sky shining low in the SW during the evenings in November and fading away in December. However, Venus is slowly rising higher and higher in the WSW sky and will be shining brightly during December as sometimes referred to as the "Evening Star". Mars is still low in the eastern morning sky but is slowly rising earlier by about a minute each day and by the beginning of December will be rising around 4:30 am as a dim ruddy red object.

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Venus

Mars

Jupiter

Saturn
All Pictures Taken in My Heavenly Backyard with my Telescopes


The Heavens
The Pleiades, aka, the 7 sisters is high in the NE in the mid evening, always a sign of the cooler months on the way. Following them is mighty Orion which is now beginning to enter the nighttime arena rising shortly before midnight. Within this region can be found the rosette nebula and the horsehead nebula. A dim patch of a fuzzy looking star high in the ENE around 8 pm is the Andromeda Galaxy (M31) which when viewed through a telescope shows the vastness of this large galactic neighbor which contains about 1 trillion stars. following in the sky is another galactic neighbor, the Triangulum galaxy (M33) which shows a classic spiral shape. This galaxy contains only about 40 billion stars (as compared to about 200 billion in our own Milky Way galaxy) Other objects to view are the crab nebula, ring nebula There are so many objects awaiting for us to view in a sky near you. (All the pictures were taken in my 'Heavenly Backyard'.)

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The Pleiades

Orion Nebula

Andromeda Galaxy

Ring Nebula

Crab Nebula

Triangulum Galaxy

Horsehead Nebula

Rosette Nebula
All Pictures Taken in My Heavenly Backyard with my Telescopes


Want to see more? ... Go to my Heavely Backyard Astronomy page: I will continue to add more images of the nighttime sky from my backyard and post on my astronomy page, My home page of Savannahpat.name and my Weather and Nature Facebook page along with any videos on my My You Tube Page ... All these pictures taken in my 'Heavenly' backyard.