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11/02/2020 – Ephemeris – Previewing November Skies

2 Nov 2020, 05:01 UTC
11/02/2020 – Ephemeris – Previewing November Skies
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This is Ephemeris for Monday, November 2nd. Today the Sun will be up for 10 hours and 6 minutes, setting at 5:29, and it will rise tomorrow at 7:24. The Moon, 2 days past full, will rise at 6:47 this evening.
The month of November is one early sunsets, especially with the return to standard time yesterday, and shortening of day light hours. Daylight hours will decrease from 10 hours 9 minutes yesterday the 1st to 9 hours 4 minutes at month’s end. The altitude of the Sun above the southern horizon at local noon, which will drop from 31 degrees to 23½ degrees over the month. Apparent local noon this month will be around 12:30 pm. The sunset time on the 30th will be only 2 minutes later than the earliest sunset of the year. The sunrise time on the 30th will have 22 minutes to go to the latest sunrise. The Leonid meteor shower will have a peak on the morning of 17th with the Moon out of the way, but we are about 13 years away from the next Leonid meteor storm.
The event times given are for the Traverse City/Interlochen area of Michigan. They may be ...

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