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Thu, 17 Apr 2014  

Historic encounter for Vesta and Ceres

Sun, 06 Apr 2014  

Mars comes close

Fri, 14 Mar 2014  

Jupiter rides high tonight

Wed, 26 Feb 2014  

National Astronomy Week targets Jupiter

Wed, 22 Jan 2014  

Supernova in M82 still bright

Wed, 15 Jan 2014  

Seesaw star in Scutum brightens

Sun, 05 Jan 2014  

What to observe with your new telescope

Sun, 05 Jan 2014  

How many moons can you see?

Wed, 01 Jan 2014  

Start 2014 with shooting stars!

Tue, 24 Dec 2013  

Christmas stars

Mon, 16 Dec 2013  

Members see moonlight meteors

Wed, 11 Dec 2013  

Meteors in the moonlight

Sat, 30 Nov 2013  

Comet ISON is dead – official

Thu, 28 Nov 2013  

Comet ISON – still alive?

Sat, 23 Nov 2013  

See the comet – but which one?

Tue, 29 Oct 2013  

Breaking news: Sky at Night saved

Fri, 27 Sep 2013  

SPA statement on threat to Sky at Night

Wed, 25 Sep 2013  

Jupiter shines for early risers

Fri, 13 Sep 2013  

Top speakers in Belfast

Tue, 03 Sep 2013  

Jupiter makes an appearance