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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C


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# super-duper moon
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.
# Lovejoy
Look up: You've two weeks to see a glowing green comet
Comet Lovejoy is paying a visit.
# i spy
This is your last chance to see the SuperMoon in 2014
Get your smartphones ready.
Scott Carpenter, second US astronaut in orbit, dies at 88
He died in a hospice from complications following a stroke.
# In pics
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.
# Celestial
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.
# Look Up
Don't miss: Tomorrow's the last full moon of 2012
It’s called an oak moon, don’t you know.
# look to the skies
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.
# 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…
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.