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November Night Sky

November is a good month to enjoy the sights of and near  Andromeda as it passes overhead during autumn evenings. And the most dramatic of them is, of course, the Great Andromeda Galaxy, M31. It is such a well known object that it is easy to pass it by, but is worth a proper look in any kind of telescope. At Magnitude 3.5  or so it will be easy enough to find below the W shape of Cassiopeia, and if you can't find it with the naked eye then it is definitely a night for the pub instead! The other way to find it is working up from the Beta Andromedae (see map below). With an 8" telescope or more...

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