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#The Sky at night

# the-sky-at-night - Saturday 13 December, 2014

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

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

# the-sky-at-night - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Look up! We'll be able to see a cyanide-releasing green comet today

Comet Jacques will be visible in the skies over Ireland this weekend, emitting a green cyanide trail.

# the-sky-at-night - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Here's how to keep up to date with all things space-related

It might all be happening up there, but there’s loads to read down here.

# the-sky-at-night - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Astronomer Sir Patrick Moore dies at 89 RIP

Astronomer Sir Patrick Moore dies at 89

British astronomer and broadcaster Sir Patrick Moore passed away peacefully at his West Sussex home earlier today, according to a family statement.

# the-sky-at-night - 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.