North-eastern horizon as seen from southern Australia around 10:00 pm local daylight saving time on December 1. Northern Australia will see similar views at around 9:00 pm local standard time. The Moon is poised to cover some of the stars in the Pleiades cluster.The December edition of Southern Skywatch is now up. There's the Occultation of the Pleiades. The Moon plays tag with Mars, Saturn and some bright stars, lots of Mercury action, the Geminid meteors, the fading of the variable star Mira and minima of the variable star Algol and a New Years partial eclipse of the Moon for WA.