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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Lunar Eclipse

This year
A partial lunar eclipse will be visible from Ireland tonight
A small “bite” will be taken out of the Moon tonight for around 80 minutes.
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A partial lunar eclipse will be visible from Ireland tomorrow morning
The partial lunar eclipse is due to begin around 07.18am.
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.
Everything you need to know about tonight's 'super blue blood moon'
Unfortunately Irish stargazers won’t be able to experience all elements of the lunar event.
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.
The first of two supermoons this month will be visible tonight
It’ll reach its closest point to Earth at around 10pm.
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.
You'll be able to see something rare and amazing in the sky this weekend*
*Weather permitting, OF COURSE.
VIDEO: Watch the lunar eclipse live
We can’t see it here in Ireland, but we can watch a stream online. Hurrah!
Why we won't get to see tomorrow's lunar eclipse in Ireland
Want to see a bite taken out of the moon? You can tonight
A lunar eclipse will take place tonight, so you’re advised to look up between 9 and 10pm.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
In tonight’s Fix: ‘No referendum’ on EU deal; why some people want Ireland to change time zone; and how not to flee from the police…
Slideshow: Last night's lunar eclipse
The final lunar eclipse visible from Ireland until 2015 took place last night – with spectacular sights witnessed across the globe.
Lunar eclipse visible from Ireland tonight
The eclipse will be best viewed on the east coast after 10pm this evening.
Video: Time-lapse footage of today's lunar eclipse
Video shows the lunar eclipse which coincided with winter solstice for the first time in over 450 years today.
In pictures: The Winter Solstice (Slideshow)
Pink moons suspended over snowy landscapes – what’s not to like?
Newgrange winter dawn coincides with rare total lunar eclipse
On the shortest day of the year, the two celestial events will coincide for first time in about 450 years.