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S. Taurid Meteor Shower.
S. Taurid Meteor Shower.
Nov 4 all-day
S. Taurid Meteor Shower.
S. Taurid Meteor Shower Next period of activity: September 10th, 2020 to November 20th, 2020 Peak: Nov. 3-4, 2020 – the moon will be 48% illuminated. The Southern Taurids are a long-lasting shower that reaches a barely noticeable maximum on Continue reading →
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Mercury at Greatest Western Elongation.
World Science Day for Peace and Development.
World Science Day for Peace and Development.
Nov 10 all-day
Celebrated every 10 November, World Science Day for Peace and Development highlights the significant role of science in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues. It also underlines the importance and relevance Continue reading →
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Mayflower Compact signed, 1620.
Mayflower Compact signed, 1620.
Nov 11 all-day
Mayflower Compact signed, 1620.
The Agreement Between the Settlers of New Plymouth was signed on board of Mayflower on Nov 21, 1620 (Julian), i.e., Nov 11, 1620 (Gregorian).
N. Taurid Meteor Shower.
N. Taurid Meteor Shower.
Nov 11 all-day
N. Taurid Meteor Shower.
N. Taurid Meteor Shower Next period of activity: October 20th, 2020 to December 10th, 2020 Peak: Nov 11-12, 2020 – the moon will be 21.3% illuminated. This shower is much like the Southern Taurids, just active a bit later in Continue reading →
Veterans’ Day.
Veterans’ Day.
Nov 11 all-day
 
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Moon at Perigee (04:48 MST).
New Moon (22:07 MST).
New Moon (22:07 MST).
Nov 14 all-day
New Moon (22:07 MST).
By the modern definition, New Moon occurs when the Moon and Sun are at the same geocentric ecliptic longitude. The part of the Moon facing us is completely in shadow then. Pictured here is the traditional New Moon, the earliest visible Continue reading →
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St. Albert the Great, Patron of Scientists.
St. Albert the Great, Patron of Scientists.
Nov 15 all-day
St. Albert the Great, Patron of Scientists.
Bust of Albertus Magnus by Vincenzo Onofri, c. 1493 Albertus Magnus (before 1200 – November 15, 1280), also known as Saint Albert the Great and Albert of Cologne, was a German Catholic Dominican friar and bishop. Later canonised as a Catholic saint, he was known during his lifetime as Doctor universalis and Doctor expertus and, late in Continue reading →
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UNESCO founded, 1945.
UNESCO founded, 1945.
Nov 16 all-day
UNESCO founded, 1945.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) aimed at promoting world peace and security through international cooperation in education, the sciences, and culture. The Holy See acceded to full Continue reading →
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Leonids Meteor Shower.
Leonids Meteor Shower.
Nov 17 all-day
Leonids Meteor Shower Next period of activity: November 6th, 2020 to November 30th, 2020 Peak: Nov 16-17, 2020 – the moon will be 1.6% illuminated. The Leonids are best known for producing meteor storms in the years of 1833, 1866, Continue reading →
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World Philosophy Day.
World Philosophy Day.
Nov 19 all-day
World Philosophy Day.
Philosophy is the study of the nature of reality and existence, of what is possible to know, and of right and wrong behavior. It comes from the Greek word phílosophía, meaning ‘the love of wisdom.’ It is one of the most Continue reading →
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Nuremberg trials start, 1945.
Nuremberg trials start, 1945.
Nov 20 all-day
The Nuremberg trial of 24 major war criminals before the International Military Tribunal (IMT) started on November 20, 1945. Its legitimacy was based on the concept of natural law which has a long history, with the main references being Plato, Continue reading →
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Full Moon (02:30 MST).
Full Moon (02:30 MST).
Nov 30 all-day
Full Moon (02:30 MST).
Full Moon. Rises at sunset, high in the sky around midnight. Visible all night. Moon overview on solarsystem.nasa.gov
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse (02:43 MST).

Messier 1, by Bernhard Hubl, Austria. This crab like supernova remnant lie about 6,500 light years away in the constellation Taurus.