Itís nearly time for my monthly New Moon spotting challenge. Some sharp-eyed North Americans might want to attempt sighting the less than half-day-old Moon after sunset on Wednesday, November 7. Most observers should have much better luck during the following evening.

My more detailed article and preview graphics can be found at

Photos and descriptions of the young crescent Moon this month would be welcome additions to this thread.

Below is a photo that I shot from Arlington Heights, Illinois of the Moon on 2012 NOV 15 at 17:06 CST while it was aged two days.