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Sunday 29 January 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# The Sky at night

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# The Sky at night
The "best shooting star shower of the year" is happening tonight
The event will be seen around Ireland with the naked eye.
# 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.
# The Sky at night
Here's how to keep up to date with all things space-related
It might all be happening up there, but there’s loads to read down here.
# RIP
Astronomer Sir Patrick Moore dies at 89
British astronomer and broadcaster Sir Patrick Moore passed away peacefully at his West Sussex home earlier today, according to a family statement.
# Stargazing
Meteorite hunt in the North while stargazers gather for cosmic 'Star-B-Q'
Astronomy Ireland is gearing up to hold its annual stargazing event in Wicklow tonight, while the search is on for a space rock believed to have fallen to earth this week.