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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Look Up

This year
A supermoon will be visible over Ireland across the next three nights
Clouds and rain showers might spoil the view for some people across the country, however.
Green comet to make its closest approach to Earth in 50,000 years tonight
The comet will be visible in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Five starry spectacles to watch out for in 2023
Is that a comet?
All time
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We’re starting another rotation around the sun. Here’s what to watch out for in the skies.
The last supermoon of the year will be visible in Irish skies tonight
A cloudy forecast could mean many of us miss out on the chance to see it, however.
A penumbral lunar eclipse is currently taking place and will be visible over Ireland this evening
Tonight will see one of four eclipses occurring in 2020.
Photos: Thousands look to the skies for Bray and Foynes air shows
Aviation enthusiasts rejoice.
The first of two supermoons this month will be visible tonight
It’ll reach its closest point to Earth at around 10pm.
Saoirse Ronan was asked about that dodgy Aer Lingus sketch on the Late Late last night
“It was fun! It’s a comedy show.”
Saoirse Ronan was asked about that dodgy Aer Lingus sketch on the Late Late last night
“It was fun! It’s a comedy show.”
The United States is about to experience the best eclipse in a lifetime... but how long does Ireland have to wait?
Ages, is the answer.
You'll be seeing a lot of unusual planes overhead today
All of the events are free, but a €70 hospitality package is available.
The planet Venus will be getting very close to us tonight
You don’t need a telescope for this one.
There are 2,076 black holes lurking in this photo of deep space
The central region of this image contains the highest concentration of supermassive black holes ever seen.
Tonight's Supermoon will be the biggest in 68 years
NASA said that it will in fact be an extra-supermoon.
14 ghostly signs you've probably missed around Cork
History around every corner.
VIDEO: Suspected meteor lights up sky over Scotland
‘We saw the ball of light over the trees coming down at some speed and then a massive flash.’
18 ghostly signs you've probably missed around Dublin
So much history, so little time.
This mother's Facebook experiment asks parents to put the phones down
The message about losing yourself in technology is ironically going viral.
Venus, Jupiter and Mars to create triangle spectacle tomorrow morning
The spectacle, which has occurred every morning this weekend, looks like bright stars.
Halley's Comet to light up the sky tonight
Up to 20 shooting stars an hour are possible.
Here's the story with those sparkly shoes on telephone wires around Dublin
No, it’s not just because someone’s feet were killing them.
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.
The moon will turn blood red tonight in extremely rare Supermoon total eclipse
Set those alarms for 3:11am.
Only one part of the country has a "good chance" of seeing tonight's meteor shower
Sorry, everywhere but the south east.
You might spot balloons in the sky this weekend... here's why
A giant balloon launch is taking place for a good cause.
Here is the view you would have if you were a fighter pilot
The Bray Air Display is set to take place later today.
There will be six astronauts flying over our heads tonight, so look up
The International Space Station can be seen in Irish skies tonight and tomorrow.
This fireball tore across the night sky yesterday evening? Did you see it?
A photographer in Dalkey managed to capture this amazing shot over Dublin.
The "best shooting star shower of the year" is happening tonight
The event will be seen around Ireland with the naked eye.
Mesmerising video shows all of the flights over Ireland in 38 hours
Everybody loves a good time lapse.
This Irish guy made his own version of the Look Up video, and it's gas
He nailed it.
The best astronomy apps for amateur stargazers
If you want to decipher the skies, these 11 apps are worth a look.
Minor eclipse of the Moon to last for hours tonight
Astonomy Ireland is asking for people to collect information about what they can see.
International Space Station to pass in front of the moon tonight
Areas between Dublin and Bantry Bay in Cork should be able to see it tonight.
Don't miss: Tomorrow's the last full moon of 2012
It’s called an oak moon, don’t you know.
ISS to blaze across sky this evening
Spot the space station pass over at 5.17 and 6.53pm.
View of the full moon and Jupiter from Samuel Beckett bridge
No need for a telescope to see the moon and Jupiter next to each other in tonight’s sky…
Look up: Moon and Jupiter to "blaze spectacularly close together" tonight
Astronomy Ireland said that Jupiter will look like a brilliant star blazing next to the Moon.