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#SKIES

# skies - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

A rare 'super blue blood moon' will be visible later - but Ireland won't experience the full effect

The spectacle will be visible in clear skies above Australia, Asia and some parts of the US and Eastern Europe.

# skies - Friday 9 January, 2015

Look up: You've two weeks to see a glowing green comet

Comet Lovejoy is paying a visit.

# skies - Saturday 6 September, 2014

This is your last chance to see the SuperMoon in 2014

Get your smartphones ready.

# skies - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Scott Carpenter, second US astronaut in orbit, dies at 88 RIP

Scott Carpenter, second US astronaut in orbit, dies at 88

He died in a hospice from complications following a stroke.

# skies - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Kite-flying isn't all bad... as long as they are real kites

Feeling worn down by pre-Budget kite-flying? Take a break with fun from a Bristol fest this week.

# skies - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Look out your window soon to see Saturn (no telescope needed)

Want to see Saturn? You can spot it in the sky tonight, thanks to a rare celestial event.

# skies - Thursday 27 December, 2012

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

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

# skies - Friday 5 October, 2012

Look out for a celestial spectacle in the skies tonight

The Moon and Jupiter will line up spectacularly close together tonight, Astronomy Ireland has said.

# skies - Thursday 15 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Hark! Is that the Christmas Star in the sky?! Em, maybe not... Christmas Star

Hark! Is that the Christmas Star in the sky?! Em, maybe not...

Have you spotted that extremely bright star glowing in the sky at night these past few weeks? Unfortunately, it’s not the Christmas Star. But Astronomy Ireland knows what it is…

# skies - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Watch the skies for aurora borealis and shooting stars

Increased solar activity means visual treats for star-gazers, with meteor showers and even aurorae visible from Ireland.