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# Astronomy

Last month
May 2024
PHOTOS: Northern Lights visible over Ireland in stunning display
The aurora borealis was exceptionally clear in some areas.
Northern Lights are expected to be visible from Ireland tonight
Last year
Comets, eclipses and meteor showers: What to watch out for in the sky in 2024
A partial lunar eclipse will be visible from Ireland tonight
'You'll never get the same picture twice': Wexford man captures Northern Lights from back garden
India’s moon rover confirms presence of sulphur and other elements near lunar south pole
A supermoon will be visible over Ireland across the next three nights
Venus will be visible next to the moon tonight
Astronomers identify fireball that is the 'largest' cosmic explosion ever observed
New planet ring system discovered in our Solar System
Green comet to make its closest approach to Earth in 50,000 years tonight
Rare green comet to be visible from Ireland for the first time in 50,000 years
Stars disappearing from human sight at ‘astonishing rate’, say scientists
Once in 50,000-year comet may be visible to the naked eye
Stargazers encouraged to look upwards for a view of the ‘Wolf Moon’
The first meteor shower of 2023 will be visible tonight
Moon and Mars to appear close to each other in night sky during rare 'conjunction' tonight
Five starry spectacles to watch out for in 2023
All time
All the planets in the solar system visible tonight and tomorrow night
Stargazers in Ireland and abroad marvel at the 'Buck supermoon'
Astronomers observe most distant galaxy ever spotted
A morning eclipse to a rare moon-and-Mars meeting - here's what to look up for in 2022
A partial lunar eclipse will be visible from Ireland tomorrow morning
Watch: The Dubliner exploring the universe from his homemade observatory
'A lightning sort of brightness': This stunning shot of the Perseids was captured over Wexford
Clear spells to give Irish stargazers a glimpse of Perseids as annual meteor shower peaks
Five astronomical highlights the skies have in store in 2021
Spooky skies: Rare blue moon to shine over Ireland on Halloween
Look out: Perseid meteor shower to peak over Irish skies from tonight
The best meteor shower of the year will be visible this week
Quiz: How much do you know about comets?
Scientists have found a black hole so massive it 'should not exist in our galaxy'
'Green ball of fire' - A stunning green fireball lit up the Irish sky last night
A 'deep' partial eclipse of the moon takes place this evening
Here's how the 'super wolf blood moon' looked over Ireland early this morning
A meteor shower peaking tonight rings in the start of a busy year for stargazing
'Oddball' among 12 new moons discovered around Jupiter
Double Take: The plaque in Rathmines celebrating telescope maker Howard Grubb
Galaxies grow bigger and puffier as they age, new study finds
Astronomers find the 'impossible': A galaxy without dark matter