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#Astronomy

From TheJournal.ie A 'deep' partial eclipse of the moon takes place this evening Moon Landing

A 'deep' partial eclipse of the moon takes place this evening

There won’t be another one for 2 years, so Astronomy Ireland is asking people to send photos of the eclipse into them.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how the 'super wolf blood moon' looked over Ireland early this morning Lunar Eclipse

Here's how the 'super wolf blood moon' looked over Ireland early this morning

The phenomenon was the only lunar eclipse that was visible in Ireland this year.

From TheJournal.ie A meteor shower peaking tonight rings in the start of a busy year for stargazing The Great Beyond

A meteor shower peaking tonight rings in the start of a busy year for stargazing

A supermoon later this month is the first of three in a row.

From TheJournal.ie 'Oddball' among 12 new moons discovered around Jupiter Discovery

'Oddball' among 12 new moons discovered around Jupiter

The Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei discovered the first four of Jupiter’s moons in 1610.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The plaque in Rathmines celebrating telescope maker Howard Grubb Double Take

Double Take: The plaque in Rathmines celebrating telescope maker Howard Grubb

In plain sight on Observatory Lane.

From TheJournal.ie Galaxies grow bigger and puffier as they age, new study finds Astronomy

Galaxies grow bigger and puffier as they age, new study finds

“This is the first time we’ve shown shape and age are related for all kinds of galaxies.”

From TheJournal.ie Astronomers find the 'impossible': A galaxy without dark matter Omg Moment

Astronomers find the 'impossible': A galaxy without dark matter

The discovery could revise or even upend theories of how galaxies are formed.

From TheJournal.ie A rare 'super blue blood moon' will be visible later - but Ireland won't experience the full effect Super-duper Moon

A rare 'super blue blood moon' will be visible later - but Ireland won't experience the full effect

The spectacle will be visible in clear skies above Australia, Asia and some parts of the US and Eastern Europe.

From TheJournal.ie We're one step closer to understanding the 'most mysterious star in the universe' Tabby's Star

We're one step closer to understanding the 'most mysterious star in the universe'

Tabby’s Star has been inexplicably dimming and brightening sporadically like no other for years.

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 Scientists have finally found a 'star' that was spotted by Korean astrologers nearly 600 years ago Nova

Scientists have finally found a 'star' that was spotted by Korean astrologers nearly 600 years ago

The “star” was actually a colossal hydrogen explosion which produced a burst of light 300,000 times brighter than our Sun.

From TheJournal.ie The United States is about to experience the best eclipse in a lifetime... but how long does Ireland have to wait? Lights Out
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 Offaly was once the centre of the world for stargazing - today it takes a giant leap back there Birr-illiant

Offaly was once the centre of the world for stargazing - today it takes a giant leap back there

Ireland is to be part of a huge Europe-wide telescope.

From TheJournal.ie 'Life is left up to you': NUIG researcher delves into her Mars simulation mission The Martian

'Life is left up to you': NUIG researcher delves into her Mars simulation mission

The experiment has been compared to a desert version of the Hollywood movie The Martian.

From TheJournal.ie Eyes to the sky: Ireland will be treated to a rare eclipse of the moon tonight Full Moon Half Moon

Eyes to the sky: Ireland will be treated to a rare eclipse of the moon tonight

The eclipse will officially begin at 10.30 but dimming will not be visible until after 11.

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 Take a look at one of the rarest types of galaxy there is Burcin's Galaxy

Take a look at one of the rarest types of galaxy there is

“Less than 0.1% of all observed galaxies are Hoag-type galaxies.”

From TheJournal.ie Star attractions: Here's what we'll be seeing in the skies in 2017 Star Gazing

Star attractions: Here's what we'll be seeing in the skies in 2017

Saturn, Venus and shooting stars are set to feature across Irish skies in 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Labour of love: This time-lapse of Irish skies makes for soothing viewing Light Art

Labour of love: This time-lapse of Irish skies makes for soothing viewing

“When you go to places like Wicklow, Kerry, Galway or Mayo and you have some of the clearest skies in Europe.”

From TheJournal.ie Scientists have discovered three "potentially habitable" planets Trappist 1

Scientists have discovered three "potentially habitable" planets

The ultracool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 is 39 light years from earth, and orbited by three planets.

From TheJournal.ie Look up - Jupiter is visible beside the moon tonight Spectacle

Look up - Jupiter is visible beside the moon tonight

Astronomy Ireland is advising people to go outdoors and check out the beautiful spectacle.

From TheJournal.ie Check out these incredible photos of the solar system Out Of This World This post contains images

Check out these incredible photos of the solar system

Simply breathtaking.

From TheJournal.ie Did you spot the massive fireball that passed over Ireland last night? Great Balls Of Fire

Did you spot the massive fireball that passed over Ireland last night?

The explosion was most likely caused by a space rock colliding with earth, Astronomy Ireland said.

From TheJournal.ie If you stay up late tonight you'll see the moon turn a deep blood red Column

If you stay up late tonight you'll see the moon turn a deep blood red

It’s the last total lunar eclipse with a red shadow you’ll see for a while as the next one won’t be visible from Ireland until 2019, writes Conor Farrell.

From TheJournal.ie You'll be able to see something rare and amazing in the sky this weekend* The Late Late Show

You'll be able to see something rare and amazing in the sky this weekend*

*Weather permitting, OF COURSE.

From TheJournal.ie Look up, there's a blue moon tonight* You Saw Me Standing Alone

Look up, there's a blue moon tonight*

*If you can see past the clouds, that is.

From TheJournal.ie "A giant surprise": New photos reveal previously unseen mountains on Pluto The Final Frontier
From TheJournal.ie Did you see the massive fireball over Ireland last night? Goodness Gracious

Did you see the massive fireball over Ireland last night?

And by any chance did you see where parts of it landed?

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 Is there life on Jupiter's moons? Ireland's helping to find out Space Is The Place

Is there life on Jupiter's moons? Ireland's helping to find out

A former NASA scientist will speak in Dublin tonight about the missions.

From TheJournal.ie This fireball tore across the night sky yesterday evening? Did you see it? Look Up

This fireball tore across the night sky yesterday evening? Did you see it?

A photographer in Dalkey managed to capture this amazing shot over Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Look up: You've two weeks to see a glowing green comet Lovejoy

Look up: You've two weeks to see a glowing green comet

Comet Lovejoy is paying a visit.

From TheJournal.ie This is what the most Earth-like planet ever discovered looks like Keplar 438b

This is what the most Earth-like planet ever discovered looks like

It’s chance of being habitable? “Promising.”

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 Astronomers are getting ready to take the image of the century EVENT HORIZON

Astronomers are getting ready to take the image of the century

They’re going to try to capture an image of supermassive black hole.

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 Look up! We'll be able to see a cyanide-releasing green comet today The Sky At Night

Look up! We'll be able to see a cyanide-releasing green comet today

Comet Jacques will be visible in the skies over Ireland this weekend, emitting a green cyanide trail.

9 breathtaking photos of the supermoon from around the world

Last night’s supermoon was the first of three expected to happen over the next few months.

Ukrainian astronomers adopt star and name it 'Putin is a d*ckhead'

Twinkle, twinkle little star.

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