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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# night skies

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Something very shiny in the sky tonight at 5.22pm and 6.58pm
It could be the International Space Station or it could be…
Photos: Look at how the Aurora Borealis lit up the sky last night
Fireworks in the US have shrunk over decades
Urban sprawl means organisers have to rein it in.
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.
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.