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A table listing some of the Astronomical Phenomena for November 2012:

Phenomena November 2012

DayEvent
November 01Moon is at apogee 406,052km (15:18 UT)
November 02Moon passes 0.9 degrees south of Jupiter mag -2.7, occultation is visible from most of South Africa and the southern Ocean (1 UT)
November 07Last quarter Moon (00:36 UT)
November 07Mercury mag 0.4 is stationary (4 UT)
November 11Neptune mag 7.9 is stationary (11 UT)
November 11Moon passes 5 degrees south of Venus mag -4.0 (18 UT)
November 12Moon passes 0.8 degrees south of Spica mag 1.0, occultation is visible from southern Indian Ocean, Mauritius, most of Antartica (2 UT)
November 12Moon passes 4 degrees south of Saturn mag 0.8 (21 UT)
November 12Northern Taurids meteor shower peaks (ZHR = 5)
November 13New Moon and total solar eclipse, totality visible from South Pacific Ocean, North and Eastern Australia (22:08 UT)
November 14Asteroid (704) Interamnia mag 9.9 is at opposition in Perseus
November 14Moon is at perigee 357,358km (10:15 UT)
November 15Venus mag -3.9 passes 4 degrees north of Spica mag 1.0 (23 UT)
November 16Moon passes 4 degrees north of Mars mag 1.2 (10 UT)
November 17Leonids meteor shower peaks (ZHR = 15var)
November 17Asteroid (2) Pallas mag 9.1 is stationary in Aquarius (14 UT)
November 17Mercury is at inferior conjunction (16 UT)
November 20First quarter Moon (14:32 UT)
November 20Moon passes 6 degrees north of Neptune mag 7.9 (22 UT)
November 21Mercury at perihelion - distance 0.307498 AU (approx. 46.0 million km or 28.6 million mi) from the Sun (3 UT)
November 23Moon passes 5 degrees north of Uranus mag 5.8 (14 UT)
November 24Asteroid (185) Eunike mag 11.4 is at opposition in Eridanus
November 26Mercury mag. 0.5 is stationary (20 h)
November 27Venus mag -3.9 passes 0.6 degrees south of Saturn mag 0.8 (5 UT)
November 28Full Moon and penumbral lunar eclipse (14:46 UT)
November 28Moon is at apogee 406,361km (19:19 UT)
November 29Moon passes 0.6 degrees south of Jupiter mag -2.8, occultation is visible from southern South America and southern Africa (1 UT)
November 30Asteroid (349) Dembowska mag 9.6 is at opposition in Taurus