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November & December 2015

There still aren’t any visible planets in the evening, however the constellation Cassiopeia is very easy to spot! Forming a tight ‘M’ or ‘W’ shape in the sky with 5 fairly bright stars, Cassiopeia¬†is one of the most recognisable constellations present in the early winter sky.