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# look-up - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Five astronomical highlights the skies have in store in 2021
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Five astronomical highlights the skies have in store in 2021

Dec 24th 2020, 7:30 PM 27,250 Views 8 Comments

We’re starting another rotation around the sun. Here’s what to watch out for in the skies.

# look-up - Thursday 7 May, 2020

The last supermoon of the year will be visible in Irish skies tonight
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The last supermoon of the year will be visible in Irish skies tonight

May 7th 2020, 6:00 AM 25,636 Views 3 Comments

A cloudy forecast could mean many of us miss out on the chance to see it, however.

# look-up - Friday 10 January, 2020

A penumbral lunar eclipse is currently taking place and will be visible over Ireland this evening
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A penumbral lunar eclipse is currently taking place and will be visible over Ireland this evening

Jan 10th 2020, 8:12 PM 44,504 Views 11 Comments

Tonight will see one of four eclipses occurring in 2020.

# look-up - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Photos: Thousands look to the skies for Bray and Foynes air shows
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Photos: Thousands look to the skies for Bray and Foynes air shows

Jul 28th 2018, 6:50 PM 25,174 Views 24 Comments

Aviation enthusiasts rejoice.

# look-up - Monday 1 January, 2018

The first of two supermoons this month will be visible tonight
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The first of two supermoons this month will be visible tonight

Jan 1st 2018, 6:00 PM 27,648 Views 19 Comments

It’ll reach its closest point to Earth at around 10pm.

# look-up - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Saoirse Ronan was asked about that dodgy Aer Lingus sketch on the Late Late last night
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Saoirse Ronan was asked about that dodgy Aer Lingus sketch on the Late Late last night

Dec 9th 2017, 1:45 PM 56,007 Views 80 Comments

“It was fun! It’s a comedy show.”

Saoirse Ronan was asked about that dodgy Aer Lingus sketch on the Late Late last night
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Saoirse Ronan was asked about that dodgy Aer Lingus sketch on the Late Late last night

Dec 9th 2017, 9:49 AM 7,380 Views 1 Comment

“It was fun! It’s a comedy show.”

# look-up - Monday 21 August, 2017

The United States is about to experience the best eclipse in a lifetime... but how long does Ireland have to wait?
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The United States is about to experience the best eclipse in a lifetime... but how long does Ireland have to wait?

Aug 21st 2017, 8:10 AM 61,368 Views 51 Comments

Ages, is the answer.

# look-up - Saturday 22 July, 2017

You'll be seeing a lot of unusual planes overhead today
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You'll be seeing a lot of unusual planes overhead today

Jul 22nd 2017, 6:15 AM 30,641 Views 27 Comments

All of the events are free, but a €70 hospitality package is available.

# look-up - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

The planet Venus will be getting very close to us tonight
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The planet Venus will be getting very close to us tonight

Jan 31st 2017, 7:00 PM 30,505 Views 18 Comments

You don’t need a telescope for this one.

# look-up - Saturday 7 January, 2017

There are 2,076 black holes lurking in this photo of deep space
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There are 2,076 black holes lurking in this photo of deep space

Jan 7th 2017, 2:00 PM 19,893 Views 60 Comments

The central region of this image contains the highest concentration of supermassive black holes ever seen.

# look-up - Monday 14 November, 2016

Tonight's Supermoon will be the biggest in 68 years
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Tonight's Supermoon will be the biggest in 68 years

Nov 14th 2016, 6:10 AM 17,426 Views 9 Comments

NASA said that it will in fact be an extra-supermoon.

# look-up - Friday 3 June, 2016

14 ghostly signs you've probably missed around Cork
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14 ghostly signs you've probably missed around Cork

Jun 3rd 2016, 5:13 PM 5,863 Views 2 Comments

History around every corner.

# look-up - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

VIDEO: Suspected meteor lights up sky over Scotland
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VIDEO: Suspected meteor lights up sky over Scotland

Mar 1st 2016, 9:34 AM 13,941 Views 21 Comments

‘We saw the ball of light over the trees coming down at some speed and then a massive flash.’

# look-up - Friday 20 November, 2015

18 ghostly signs you've probably missed around Dublin
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18 ghostly signs you've probably missed around Dublin

Nov 20th 2015, 8:55 PM 13,144 Views 5 Comments

So much history, so little time.

# look-up - Thursday 12 November, 2015

This mother's Facebook experiment asks parents to put the phones down
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This mother's Facebook experiment asks parents to put the phones down

Nov 12th 2015, 11:47 AM 5,254 Views 1 Comment

The message about losing yourself in technology is ironically going viral.

# look-up - Monday 26 October, 2015

Venus, Jupiter and Mars to create triangle spectacle tomorrow morning
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Venus, Jupiter and Mars to create triangle spectacle tomorrow morning

Oct 26th 2015, 7:17 PM 19,183 Views 31 Comments

The spectacle, which has occurred every morning this weekend, looks like bright stars.

# look-up - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Halley's Comet to light up the sky tonight
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Halley's Comet to light up the sky tonight

Oct 21st 2015, 10:11 PM 24,947 Views 15 Comments

Up to 20 shooting stars an hour are possible.

# look-up - Friday 2 October, 2015

Here's the story with those sparkly shoes on telephone wires around Dublin
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Here's the story with those sparkly shoes on telephone wires around Dublin

Oct 2nd 2015, 11:37 AM 25,205 Views 5 Comments

No, it’s not just because someone’s feet were killing them.

# look-up - Monday 28 September, 2015

Photos: Didn't manage to see the blood moon last night? Here is what you missed...
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Photos: Didn't manage to see the blood moon last night? Here is what you missed...

Sep 28th 2015, 7:54 AM 50,892 Views 27 Comments

If you have been asleep for the last eight hours here is what you missed.

# look-up - Sunday 27 September, 2015

The moon will turn blood red tonight in extremely rare Supermoon total eclipse
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The moon will turn blood red tonight in extremely rare Supermoon total eclipse

Sep 27th 2015, 7:52 PM 122,042 Views 74 Comments

Set those alarms for 3:11am.

# look-up - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Only one part of the country has a "good chance" of seeing tonight's meteor shower
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Only one part of the country has a "good chance" of seeing tonight's meteor shower

Aug 12th 2015, 7:59 PM 34,426 Views 31 Comments

Sorry, everywhere but the south east.

# look-up - Saturday 1 August, 2015

You might spot balloons in the sky this weekend... here's why
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You might spot balloons in the sky this weekend... here's why

Aug 1st 2015, 10:47 AM 15,908 Views 26 Comments

A giant balloon launch is taking place for a good cause.

# look-up - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Here is the view you would have if you were a fighter pilot
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Here is the view you would have if you were a fighter pilot

Jul 19th 2015, 7:00 AM 17,602 Views 16 Comments

The Bray Air Display is set to take place later today.

# look-up - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

There will be six astronauts flying over our heads tonight, so look up
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There will be six astronauts flying over our heads tonight, so look up

Feb 18th 2015, 6:09 PM 15,111 Views 16 Comments

The International Space Station can be seen in Irish skies tonight and tomorrow.

# look-up - Monday 19 January, 2015

This fireball tore across the night sky yesterday evening? Did you see it?
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This fireball tore across the night sky yesterday evening? Did you see it?

Jan 19th 2015, 12:56 PM 23,307 Views 25 Comments

A photographer in Dalkey managed to capture this amazing shot over Dublin.

# look-up - Saturday 13 December, 2014

The "best shooting star shower of the year" is happening tonight
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The "best shooting star shower of the year" is happening tonight

Dec 13th 2014, 7:25 PM 13,703 Views 11 Comments

The event will be seen around Ireland with the naked eye.

# look-up - Monday 8 December, 2014

Mesmerising video shows all of the flights over Ireland in 38 hours
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Mesmerising video shows all of the flights over Ireland in 38 hours

Dec 8th 2014, 11:12 AM 5,030 Views 2 Comments

Everybody loves a good time lapse.

# look-up - Monday 12 May, 2014

This Irish guy made his own version of the Look Up video, and it's gas
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This Irish guy made his own version of the Look Up video, and it's gas

May 12th 2014, 8:52 AM 3,908 Views 4 Comments

He nailed it.

# look-up - Monday 28 October, 2013

The best astronomy apps for amateur stargazers
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The best astronomy apps for amateur stargazers

Oct 28th 2013, 6:30 PM 16,992 Views 25 Comments

If you want to decipher the skies, these 11 apps are worth a look.

# look-up - Friday 18 October, 2013

Minor eclipse of the Moon to last for hours tonight
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Minor eclipse of the Moon to last for hours tonight

Oct 18th 2013, 6:50 AM 14,714 Views 18 Comments

Astonomy Ireland is asking for people to collect information about what they can see.

# look-up - Thursday 10 October, 2013

International Space Station to pass in front of the moon tonight
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International Space Station to pass in front of the moon tonight

Oct 10th 2013, 7:15 AM 17,720 Views 30 Comments

Areas between Dublin and Bantry Bay in Cork should be able to see it tonight.

# look-up - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Don't miss: Tomorrow's the last full moon of 2012
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Don't miss: Tomorrow's the last full moon of 2012

Dec 27th 2012, 5:20 PM 5,742 Views 7 Comments

It’s called an oak moon, don’t you know.

# look-up - Monday 17 December, 2012

ISS to blaze across sky this evening
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ISS to blaze across sky this evening

Dec 17th 2012, 3:11 PM 16,484 Views 37 Comments

Spot the space station pass over at 5.17 and 6.53pm.

# look-up - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

View of the full moon and Jupiter from Samuel Beckett bridge
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View of the full moon and Jupiter from Samuel Beckett bridge

Nov 28th 2012, 9:30 PM 23,026 Views 38 Comments

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
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Look up: Moon and Jupiter to "blaze spectacularly close together" tonight

Nov 28th 2012, 4:59 PM 17,975 Views 30 Comments

Astronomy Ireland said that Jupiter will look like a brilliant star blazing next to the Moon.

# look-up - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Watch the skies: It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station
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Watch the skies: It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station

Nov 3rd 2012, 4:34 PM 11,185 Views 9 Comments

NASA has launched a new service that emails people when the International Space Station is visible in the skies over where they live.

# look-up - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Meteor shower: Astronomy Ireland wants you to be their eyes
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Meteor shower: Astronomy Ireland wants you to be their eyes

Aug 11th 2012, 3:45 PM 14,864 Views 29 Comments

The perseid meteor shower is underway. Get out and have a look!

# look-up - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

The International Space Station flies across Ireland tonight From The Daily Edge

The International Space Station flies across Ireland tonight

Feb 15th 2012, 2:25 PM 7,290 Views 13 Comments

Want to see the most expensive object ever built?

# look-up - Wednesday 11 August, 2010

Meteor shower over Ireland
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Meteor shower over Ireland

Aug 11th 2010, 4:16 PM 994 Views 0 Comments

Watch the skies over the coming nights to see an amazing display of shooting stars.