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Tue, 24 Nov 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

Mon, 26 Oct 2015  

See a bright star play hide-and-seek

Sun, 18 Oct 2015  

Late-night Orionid meteors display

Sat, 10 Oct 2015  

Spectacular morning planets

Thu, 08 Oct 2015  

8 October: Watch for Northern Lights

Wed, 30 Sep 2015  

Where are the planets?

Mon, 28 Sep 2015  

Asteroid to eclipse star

Tue, 22 Sep 2015  

The lunar eclipse: What you need to know

Tue, 15 Sep 2015  

A Tale of Two Comets – or is it Three?

Sun, 23 Aug 2015  

A Tale of Two Comets

Fri, 14 Aug 2015  

Keep looking out for meteors

Mon, 10 Aug 2015  

Look out! The Perseids are about!

Sun, 12 Jul 2015  

Can you see Pluto?

Tue, 07 Jul 2015  

Two bright planets separate

Fri, 19 Jun 2015  

Venus and Jupiter get ever closer

Tue, 02 Jun 2015  

What's that bright star?

Tue, 26 May 2015  

Comet Lovejoy passes Polaris

Sat, 16 May 2015  

What's that bright star?