With four meteor showers and a comet, there's a lot to see in the night sky in November. 

Meteor showers

There will be four meteor showers visible in Norfolk during November. 

The Leonid meteor shower will be active between November 6 and November 30 and will be visible after around 10pm each night. 

The Northern Taurid meteor shower will peak on November 12 but remain active until December 12. 

The α-Monocerotid shower will be visible between November 15 and November 25 after around 21.30pm. 

Finally, the Orionid meteor shower will be active from November 13 and continue into December.

The Moon 

Phases for November are as follows: 

Last quarter - November 5

New Moon - November 13

First quarter - November 20 

Beaver Moon - November 27

The November full moon is sometimes referred to as the Beaver Moon due to it being the time of year that beavers prepare for winter. 

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The planets 

The Moon and Venus will pass close to each other on November 9 and will be visible to the naked eye.

The Moon will pass in front of Venus during daylight hours on the same day but caution should be taken when using binoculars to observe the event. 

Uranus will reach opposition to the sun on November 13 and be visible for much of the night. 

It will reach its highest point in the sky at around midnight. 

The Moon and Saturn will also pass close to each other on November 20 and then the Moon and Jupiter on November 25. 

The stars and other objects

The Pleiades star cluster will be particularly well-placed on November 18 and will reach its highest point in the sky just before midnight. 

The Hyades star cluster will be similarly well-placed on November 28. 

The Asteroid 18 Melpomene will also be visible on November 5 after 9pm. 

The Comet C/2023 H2 will reach its brightest point on November 10 and be visible in the night sky. 

International Space Station

The ISS will be visible overnight from November 1 until November 6 between 3am and 6am for up to six minutes.