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

Venus, Jupiter and Mars to create triangle spectacle tomorrow morning

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

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.

Men try desperately to understand women's beauty secrets

Step one: foundation. Step two: make up.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why is Pluto not a planet? Stargazer

Column: Why is Pluto not a planet?

Most of us grew up learning that there were nine planets in the Solar System. But why did Pluto get demoted? Conor Farrell explains how our understanding of the icy body changed.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Venus passes in front of the sun for the last time before 2117 Transit Of Venus This post contains videos

VIDEO: Venus passes in front of the sun for the last time before 2117

The ‘Transit of Venus’ occurs in pairs, and won’t be seen again this century – but NASA, thankfully, took this video.

From TheJournal.ie Astronomers gear up for rare Venus Transit solar event Venus This post contains videos

Astronomers gear up for rare Venus Transit solar event

Next time Venus can be seen travelling across the face of the Sun will be in 2117.

From TheJournal.ie Extraordinary Photo of Venus Crossing the Sun of the Day Pic Of The Day

Extraordinary Photo of Venus Crossing the Sun of the Day

The transit of the planet Venus across the face of the sun is an almost once in a lifetime event that was captured back in 2004 and will be visible again this coming week.

From TheJournal.ie Bright stars: What to see in the sky tonight Heavens Above

Bright stars: What to see in the sky tonight

Jupiter, Venus and a thin slice of crescent moon to be highly visible at 8.30pm.

From TheJournal.ie Russia plans to send man to the Moon Space

Russia plans to send man to the Moon

As part of a newly unveiled 18-year plan, Russia will send probes to Mars, Jupiter and Venus and a human team to the surface of the Moon.

From TheJournal.ie 'Double Planet' in the skies tonight, as Venus and Jupiter blaze together Planets This post contains videos

'Double Planet' in the skies tonight, as Venus and Jupiter blaze together

The brightest and second-brightest planets in the sky will come extremely close to one other tonight – and it will all be visible with the naked eye.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Lights might be visible over Ireland tonight Solar Flare This post contains images

Northern Lights might be visible over Ireland tonight

There may be lots of activity in the skies tonight, thanks to solar flare activity – here’s your guide on what to look out for.

From TheJournal.ie Planets to align over Ireland after sunset tonight Night Skies

Planets to align over Ireland after sunset tonight

Keep an eye on the skies tonight as Venus, Jupiter and Mercury are set to align with the moon this evening.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Jupiter and Venus on view for Irish astronomers Planetwatch This post contains videos

Jupiter and Venus on view for Irish astronomers

Meanwhile, NASA has released its first footage of the far side of the Moon…

From The42 Venus Williams pulls out of Australian Open Time Out

Venus Williams pulls out of Australian Open

Venus Williams says that she hopes to return to competitive action next month after announcing her withdrawal from the season’s first Grand Slam.

Newly-discovered 'roasted' planets may provide clues about Earth's future demise This post contains videos

Newly-discovered 'roasted' planets may provide clues about Earth's future demise

The two Earth-sized planets were discovered by a NASA team in the Kepler-20 star system.

The Top 7 Silvio moments Bunga Bunga This post contains videos

The Top 7 Silvio moments

The man who made bunga bunga famous – and six other memorable moments from Berlusconi’s career.

Penis envy? Berlusconi slammed for replacing statue body parts

What is it about the male appendage that keeps getting the Italian PM in such hot water?