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Mon, 23 May 2016  

Mars comes close

Thu, 28 Apr 2016  

Get ready for the Transit of Mercury!

Sat, 09 Apr 2016  

Comet 252P now visible from UK...

Fri, 01 Apr 2016  

Only Klingons need apply...

Sun, 20 Mar 2016  

Two comets close to Earth

Mon, 07 Mar 2016  

Bright aurora widely seen over UK

Mon, 29 Feb 2016  

Mighty Jupiter dominates night sky

Fri, 05 Feb 2016  

More ISS passes over UK

Tue, 02 Feb 2016  

Nacreous clouds seen

Tue, 19 Jan 2016  

Planets on parade

Tue, 12 Jan 2016  

Stargazing Live for beginners

Thu, 07 Jan 2016  

A comet flares

Fri, 01 Jan 2016  

Quadrantid meteors light up the sky

Mon, 28 Dec 2015  

What's that star in the east?

Tue, 15 Dec 2015  

See Tim Peake for yourself!

Wed, 09 Dec 2015  

Comet Catalina in the morning sky

Fri, 04 Dec 2015  

The two-tailed comet

Thu, 03 Dec 2015  

First views of Comet Catalina

Sat, 21 Nov 2015  

Comet Catalina keeps us guessing

Fri, 30 Oct 2015  

Venus, Mars and the Moon meet in morning sky