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# stargazing - Thursday 7 May, 2020

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.

# stargazing - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Pink supermoon set to grace the skies over Ireland tonight

Despite its name, there won’t be any dramatic colour change.

# stargazing - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites to test less reflective coating

Observatory director Jeff Hall said the satellites will be a growing risk to stargazers in the future.

# stargazing - Monday 21 January, 2019

Here's how the 'super wolf blood moon' looked over Ireland early this morning

The phenomenon was the only lunar eclipse that was visible in Ireland this year.

# stargazing - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Everything you need to know about viewing the 'super wolf blood moon' overnight

The next total lunar eclipse won’t happen for 14 years.

# stargazing - Friday 18 January, 2019

Irish stargazers will be able to view a rare 'super wolf blood moon' on Monday

It’s the only lunar eclipse viewable in Ireland this year.

# stargazing - Monday 4 December, 2017

The supermoon had people staring wide-eyed at the heavens last night

Some cloud hampered things for Irish stargazers.

# stargazing - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Stargazers rejoice: There's another supermoon on the way

This one will only be 1/200th smaller than the supermoon we saw last month.

# stargazing - Monday 14 November, 2016

As the moon rises over Ireland at 5pm, it will be the biggest it's been in 68 years

Make sure to catch a glimpse, weather pemitting of course.

# stargazing - Monday 11 August, 2014

In need of a wish? This week is your best chance of catching a shooting star

The annual Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak this week.

# stargazing - Monday 28 October, 2013

The best astronomy apps for amateur stargazers

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

# stargazing - Thursday 13 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Spectacular sights due as Jupiter and the Moon come together Planet Watch

Spectacular sights due as Jupiter and the Moon come together

Take a look up at the sky tonight to see Jupiter and the Moon blaze brighter than ever.

# stargazing - Thursday 6 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge No new Michelin stars for Ireland's restaurants Stargazing This post contains images

No new Michelin stars for Ireland's restaurants

But we’ve put together a reminder of where you can still dine under the stars in Dublin and Waterford.

# stargazing - Saturday 27 August, 2011

Meteorite hunt in the North while stargazers gather for cosmic 'Star-B-Q'

Astronomy Ireland is gearing up to hold its annual stargazing event in Wicklow tonight, while the search is on for a space rock believed to have fallen to earth this week.

# stargazing - Friday 12 August, 2011

Watch out for shooting stars in the skies this weekend Meteor Shower This post contains videos

Watch out for shooting stars in the skies this weekend

The Perseid meteor shower will be visible in the skies above Ireland tonight and tomorrow night.

# stargazing - Thursday 16 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Slideshow: Last night's lunar eclipse Lunar Eclipse This post contains images

Slideshow: Last night's lunar eclipse

The final lunar eclipse visible from Ireland until 2015 took place last night – with spectacular sights witnessed across the globe.