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November Night Sky

This  is a good month for enjoying galaxies in the Andromeda region, as it is pretty well overhead at about 11 pm towards the end of the month when the Full Moon is out of the way. Star (!) billing, of course, goes to M31, the Great Andromeda Nebula. I usually find it via the distinctive "W" shape of Cassiopeia - just follow the pointy part of the W down by one length of the letter, and a bit to the right, and there it is. If you are in a reasonably dark location, and your eyes are dark adapted, it should be obvious. ( If it is not, then it is a poor night, and you might as well head for the pub!)...

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