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#Astronomy Ireland

From TheJournal.ie Tonight's the night as Perseid meteor shower set to light up the skies in Ireland Shooting Star

Tonight's the night as Perseid meteor shower set to light up the skies in Ireland

Astronomy Ireland said you won’t need a telescope to get a good view of the shooting stars – weather permitting, of course.

From TheJournal.ie Everything you need to know about viewing the 'super wolf blood moon' overnight Up Early

Everything you need to know about viewing the 'super wolf blood moon' overnight

The next total lunar eclipse won’t happen for 14 years.

From TheJournal.ie Irish stargazers will be able to view a rare 'super wolf blood moon' on Monday Up Early

Irish stargazers will be able to view a rare 'super wolf blood moon' on Monday

It’s the only lunar eclipse viewable in Ireland this year.

From TheJournal.ie Public invited to use Ireland's most powerful telescope to view the moon Get A Look

Public invited to use Ireland's most powerful telescope to view the moon

Astronomy Ireland, a non-profit group for members of the public interested in space, is setting up the telescopes.

From TheJournal.ie Keep watch - the Northern Lights could be on display in Ireland's skies this weekend Rare Occurrence

Keep watch - the Northern Lights could be on display in Ireland's skies this weekend

That’s according to Astronomy Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Irish stargazers warned the moon may spoil tonight's meteor shower Eyes To The Sky

Irish stargazers warned the moon may spoil tonight's meteor shower

The moon at at 80% illumination and could outshine some of the shooting stars as they pass through the sky.

From TheJournal.ie The planet Venus will be getting very close to us tonight Look Up

The planet Venus will be getting very close to us tonight

You don’t need a telescope for this one.

From TheJournal.ie Stargazers rejoice: There's another supermoon on the way Slightly Smaller

Stargazers rejoice: There's another supermoon on the way

This one will only be 1/200th smaller than the supermoon we saw last month.

From TheJournal.ie The supermoon is still over Ireland - here's how it looked last night Cosmic Ballet Goes On

The supermoon is still over Ireland - here's how it looked last night

The moon will remain much brighter than normal this evening – cloud permitting.

From TheJournal.ie Look up: The supermoon is expected to last until Wednesday night Glancing At The Moonlight

Look up: The supermoon is expected to last until Wednesday night

Despite being 2,023 kilometres farther away, the moon will still look as big as it was on Monday night.

From TheJournal.ie Look up - the Northern Lights could be on display in Ireland's skies tonight On Display

Look up - the Northern Lights could be on display in Ireland's skies tonight

That’s according to Astronomy Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Look out your window tonight - there's a special meteor shower due over Ireland Shooting Stars

Look out your window tonight - there's a special meteor shower due over Ireland

There will be more than double the usual fireball activity associated with the annual Perseid outburst, which begins around 11pm Irish time.

From TheJournal.ie Keep an eye on the sky tonight for the first 'Strawberry moon' in 70 years THE ROSE MOON

Keep an eye on the sky tonight for the first 'Strawberry moon' in 70 years

The last time the phenomenon occurred was in 1967.

From TheJournal.ie A once-in-a-generation phenomenon will be played out in the sky over Ireland tomorrow Watch The Skies

A once-in-a-generation phenomenon will be played out in the sky over Ireland tomorrow

Mercury is set to pass across the sun tomorrow afternoon. You won’t see the phenomenon again this clearly until 2049.

From TheJournal.ie Keep an eye on the sky tonight for a spectacular astronomical display Jupiter

Keep an eye on the sky tonight for a spectacular astronomical display

It’s the most impressive display the Moon can ever put on with another celestial object.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Didn't manage to see the blood moon last night? Here is what you missed... Super Blood Moon

Photos: Didn't manage to see the blood moon last night? Here is what you missed...

If you have been asleep for the last eight hours here is what you missed.

From TheJournal.ie Look up - a bunch of astronauts are about to float over Ireland Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane?

Look up - a bunch of astronauts are about to float over Ireland

The International Space Station will be visable in our skies for the next five nights.

From TheJournal.ie Look out the window: You'll be able to see Jupiter next to the full moon Eyes To The Sky

Look out the window: You'll be able to see Jupiter next to the full moon

The massive planet will be visible to the naked eye – even from brightly lit cities.

From TheJournal.ie There will be six astronauts flying over our heads tonight, so look up ISS

There will be six astronauts flying over our heads tonight, so look up

The International Space Station can be seen in Irish skies tonight and tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Something very shiny in the sky tonight at 5.22pm and 6.58pm International Santa Station

Something very shiny in the sky tonight at 5.22pm and 6.58pm

It could be the International Space Station or it could be…

From TheJournal.ie Did you miss the supermoon last night? Don't worry, you'll have two more chances That's Amore
From TheJournal.ie This is your last chance to see the SuperMoon in 2014 I Spy

This is your last chance to see the SuperMoon in 2014

Get your smartphones ready.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland could* be the best place in the world to see a stunning meteor shower tonight Shooting Star

Ireland could* be the best place in the world to see a stunning meteor shower tonight

*Weather permitting of course, but it’s not looking too good right now…

From TheJournal.ie An 'extremely bright' fireball was spotted over Ireland Seeing Stars

An 'extremely bright' fireball was spotted over Ireland

If you did, you weren’t alone.

From TheJournal.ie It's a bird, it's a plane...No it's the International Space Station Look Out

It's a bird, it's a plane...No it's the International Space Station

The ISS will be visible over Ireland for the next four nights.

From TheJournal.ie Did you see the fireball that broke up over Ireland last Friday evening? Astronomy

Did you see the fireball that broke up over Ireland last Friday evening?

The meteor was seen all across Ireland, but is thought to have only lasted a couple of seconds.

From TheJournal.ie The best astronomy apps for amateur stargazers Heavenly Bodies

The best astronomy apps for amateur stargazers

If you want to decipher the skies, these 11 apps are worth a look.

From TheJournal.ie Want to see a space chase? Look skywards at 7.24pm Space

Want to see a space chase? Look skywards at 7.24pm

If you miss the chase tonight, you’ll have a chance next week.

From TheJournal.ie International Space Station to pass in front of the moon tonight Look Up

International Space Station to pass in front of the moon tonight

Areas between Dublin and Bantry Bay in Cork should be able to see it tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Did you see a fireball blazing across Ireland on Wednesday night? Fireball

Did you see a fireball blazing across Ireland on Wednesday night?

Astronomy Ireland is gathering reports to try and figure out if the fireball might have landed on Irish soil.

From TheJournal.ie Comet visible in Irish skies tonight Eyes To The Sky

Comet visible in Irish skies tonight

Comet PANSTARRS will be seen next to the Andromeda Galaxy in the northwest.

From TheJournal.ie 2012: The year in space exploration 2012 Review This post contains images

2012: The year in space exploration

Landing on Mars, meteor showers and fixing the space station with a toothbrush – it’s been quite a year.

From TheJournal.ie Geminid meteors to rain on Ireland tonight Meteors

Geminid meteors to rain on Ireland tonight

Stargazers will be able to see a shooting star per minute without the use of a telescope or binoculars.

From TheJournal.ie View of the full moon and Jupiter from Samuel Beckett bridge Look Up

View of the full moon and Jupiter from Samuel Beckett bridge

No need for a telescope to see the moon and Jupiter next to each other in tonight’s sky…

From TheJournal.ie 600 year old meteors to rain on earth Meteors

600 year old meteors to rain on earth

Observers may see almost twice as many meteors per hour compared to last Saturday’s meteor shower.

From TheJournal.ie Did you see the meteor shower over Ireland last night? Fireballs This post contains images

Did you see the meteor shower over Ireland last night?

Fireballs were spotted in the night sky around Ireland last night…

From TheJournal.ie Eyes to the sky: See the International Space Station tonight ISS

Eyes to the sky: See the International Space Station tonight

This will be one of the last chances to see it until later this year, Astronomy Ireland has said.

From TheJournal.ie Meteor shower: Astronomy Ireland wants you to be their eyes Eyes To The Sky This post contains videos

Meteor shower: Astronomy Ireland wants you to be their eyes

The perseid meteor shower is underway. Get out and have a look!

From TheJournal.ie Meteors to rain down on Earth over coming week Astronomy

Meteors to rain down on Earth over coming week

Eyes to the sky, Astronomy Ireland are expecting a celestial firework show this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie The Moon to blaze alongside Mars and Saturn over Ireland Space

The Moon to blaze alongside Mars and Saturn over Ireland

The Moon will be placed next to Mars on today and next to Saturn on tomorrow in the western sky just after sunset.

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