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Five astronomical highlights the skies have in store in 2021
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Five astronomical highlights the skies have in store in 2021

Dec 24th 2020, 7:30 PM 27,420 Views 8 Comments

We’re starting another rotation around the sun. Here’s what to watch out for in the skies.

The last supermoon of the year will be visible in Irish skies tonight
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The last supermoon of the year will be visible in Irish skies tonight

May 7th 2020, 6:00 AM 25,638 Views 3 Comments

A cloudy forecast could mean many of us miss out on the chance to see it, however.

A penumbral lunar eclipse is currently taking place and will be visible over Ireland this evening
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A penumbral lunar eclipse is currently taking place and will be visible over Ireland this evening

Jan 10th 2020, 8:12 PM 44,509 Views 11 Comments

Tonight will see one of four eclipses occurring in 2020.

Photos: Thousands look to the skies for Bray and Foynes air shows
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Photos: Thousands look to the skies for Bray and Foynes air shows

Jul 28th 2018, 6:50 PM 25,174 Views 24 Comments

Aviation enthusiasts rejoice.

The first of two supermoons this month will be visible tonight
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The first of two supermoons this month will be visible tonight

Jan 1st 2018, 6:00 PM 27,649 Views 19 Comments

It’ll reach its closest point to Earth at around 10pm.

Saoirse Ronan was asked about that dodgy Aer Lingus sketch on the Late Late last night
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Saoirse Ronan was asked about that dodgy Aer Lingus sketch on the Late Late last night

Dec 9th 2017, 1:45 PM 56,031 Views 80 Comments

“It was fun! It’s a comedy show.”

Saoirse Ronan was asked about that dodgy Aer Lingus sketch on the Late Late last night
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Saoirse Ronan was asked about that dodgy Aer Lingus sketch on the Late Late last night

Dec 9th 2017, 9:49 AM 7,382 Views 1 Comment

“It was fun! It’s a comedy show.”

The United States is about to experience the best eclipse in a lifetime... but how long does Ireland have to wait?
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The United States is about to experience the best eclipse in a lifetime... but how long does Ireland have to wait?

Aug 21st 2017, 8:10 AM 61,371 Views 51 Comments

Ages, is the answer.

You'll be seeing a lot of unusual planes overhead today
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You'll be seeing a lot of unusual planes overhead today

Jul 22nd 2017, 6:15 AM 30,641 Views 27 Comments

All of the events are free, but a €70 hospitality package is available.

The planet Venus will be getting very close to us tonight
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The planet Venus will be getting very close to us tonight

Jan 31st 2017, 7:00 PM 30,511 Views 18 Comments

You don’t need a telescope for this one.

There are 2,076 black holes lurking in this photo of deep space
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There are 2,076 black holes lurking in this photo of deep space

Jan 7th 2017, 2:00 PM 19,895 Views 60 Comments

The central region of this image contains the highest concentration of supermassive black holes ever seen.

Tonight's Supermoon will be the biggest in 68 years
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Tonight's Supermoon will be the biggest in 68 years

Nov 14th 2016, 6:10 AM 17,430 Views 9 Comments

NASA said that it will in fact be an extra-supermoon.

14 ghostly signs you've probably missed around Cork
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14 ghostly signs you've probably missed around Cork

Jun 3rd 2016, 5:13 PM 5,876 Views 2 Comments

History around every corner.

VIDEO: Suspected meteor lights up sky over Scotland
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VIDEO: Suspected meteor lights up sky over Scotland

Mar 1st 2016, 9:34 AM 13,941 Views 21 Comments

‘We saw the ball of light over the trees coming down at some speed and then a massive flash.’

18 ghostly signs you've probably missed around Dublin
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18 ghostly signs you've probably missed around Dublin

Nov 20th 2015, 8:55 PM 13,148 Views 5 Comments

So much history, so little time.

This mother's Facebook experiment asks parents to put the phones down
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This mother's Facebook experiment asks parents to put the phones down

Nov 12th 2015, 11:47 AM 5,254 Views 1 Comment

The message about losing yourself in technology is ironically going viral.

Venus, Jupiter and Mars to create triangle spectacle tomorrow morning
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Venus, Jupiter and Mars to create triangle spectacle tomorrow morning

Oct 26th 2015, 7:17 PM 19,185 Views 31 Comments

The spectacle, which has occurred every morning this weekend, looks like bright stars.

Halley's Comet to light up the sky tonight
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Halley's Comet to light up the sky tonight

Oct 21st 2015, 10:11 PM 24,947 Views 15 Comments

Up to 20 shooting stars an hour are possible.

Here's the story with those sparkly shoes on telephone wires around Dublin
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Here's the story with those sparkly shoes on telephone wires around Dublin

Oct 2nd 2015, 11:37 AM 25,209 Views 5 Comments

No, it’s not just because someone’s feet were killing them.

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

Sep 28th 2015, 7:54 AM 50,896 Views 27 Comments

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

The moon will turn blood red tonight in extremely rare Supermoon total eclipse
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The moon will turn blood red tonight in extremely rare Supermoon total eclipse

Sep 27th 2015, 7:52 PM 122,047 Views 74 Comments

Set those alarms for 3:11am.

Only one part of the country has a "good chance" of seeing tonight's meteor shower
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Only one part of the country has a "good chance" of seeing tonight's meteor shower

Aug 12th 2015, 7:59 PM 34,437 Views 31 Comments

Sorry, everywhere but the south east.

You might spot balloons in the sky this weekend... here's why
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You might spot balloons in the sky this weekend... here's why

Aug 1st 2015, 10:47 AM 15,908 Views 26 Comments

A giant balloon launch is taking place for a good cause.

Here is the view you would have if you were a fighter pilot
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Here is the view you would have if you were a fighter pilot

Jul 19th 2015, 7:00 AM 17,603 Views 16 Comments

The Bray Air Display is set to take place later today.

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

Feb 18th 2015, 6:09 PM 15,113 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Jan 19th 2015, 12:56 PM 23,314 Views 25 Comments

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

The "best shooting star shower of the year" is happening tonight
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The "best shooting star shower of the year" is happening tonight

Dec 13th 2014, 7:25 PM 13,705 Views 11 Comments

The event will be seen around Ireland with the naked eye.

Mesmerising video shows all of the flights over Ireland in 38 hours
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Mesmerising video shows all of the flights over Ireland in 38 hours

Dec 8th 2014, 11:12 AM 5,047 Views 2 Comments

Everybody loves a good time lapse.

This Irish guy made his own version of the Look Up video, and it's gas
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This Irish guy made his own version of the Look Up video, and it's gas

May 12th 2014, 8:52 AM 3,908 Views 4 Comments

He nailed it.

The best astronomy apps for amateur stargazers
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The best astronomy apps for amateur stargazers

Oct 28th 2013, 6:30 PM 17,023 Views 25 Comments

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

Minor eclipse of the Moon to last for hours tonight
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Minor eclipse of the Moon to last for hours tonight

Oct 18th 2013, 6:50 AM 14,717 Views 18 Comments

Astonomy Ireland is asking for people to collect information about what they can see.

International Space Station to pass in front of the moon tonight
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International Space Station to pass in front of the moon tonight

Oct 10th 2013, 7:15 AM 17,725 Views 30 Comments

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

Don't miss: Tomorrow's the last full moon of 2012
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Don't miss: Tomorrow's the last full moon of 2012

Dec 27th 2012, 5:20 PM 5,744 Views 7 Comments

It’s called an oak moon, don’t you know.

ISS to blaze across sky this evening
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ISS to blaze across sky this evening

Dec 17th 2012, 3:11 PM 16,485 Views 37 Comments

Spot the space station pass over at 5.17 and 6.53pm.

View of the full moon and Jupiter from Samuel Beckett bridge
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View of the full moon and Jupiter from Samuel Beckett bridge

Nov 28th 2012, 9:30 PM 23,031 Views 38 Comments

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

Look up: Moon and Jupiter to "blaze spectacularly close together" tonight
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Look up: Moon and Jupiter to "blaze spectacularly close together" tonight

Nov 28th 2012, 4:59 PM 17,982 Views 31 Comments

Astronomy Ireland said that Jupiter will look like a brilliant star blazing next to the Moon.

Watch the skies: It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station
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Watch the skies: It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station

Nov 3rd 2012, 4:34 PM 11,185 Views 9 Comments

NASA has launched a new service that emails people when the International Space Station is visible in the skies over where they live.

Meteor shower: Astronomy Ireland wants you to be their eyes
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Meteor shower: Astronomy Ireland wants you to be their eyes

Aug 11th 2012, 3:45 PM 14,873 Views 29 Comments

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

The International Space Station flies across Ireland tonight

The International Space Station flies across Ireland tonight

Feb 15th 2012, 2:25 PM 7,295 Views 13 Comments

Want to see the most expensive object ever built?

Meteor shower over Ireland
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Meteor shower over Ireland

Aug 11th 2010, 4:16 PM 994 Views 0 Comments

Watch the skies over the coming nights to see an amazing display of shooting stars.