The Milky Way: November – December

R.A. 1h to 6h; Dec. 60° to 10°; Galactic Longitude 130° to 215°; Complete Star Chart 4.1: Perseus, Auriga, Taurus, Gemini, Orion
  • Mike Inglis
Part of the The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)


As autumn turns to winter for northern observers, there are still many areas of the sky that are rich in Milky Way objects. However, some of the constellations are getting very low during the southern summer months and may prove difficult for southern telescopes (see Fig. 4.1).

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  • Mike Inglis
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  1. 1.Long IslandUSA

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