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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?

Fri, 24 Apr 2015  

Where to see Comet Lovejoy

Tue, 21 Apr 2015  

A good night for shooting stars

Thu, 12 Mar 2015  

Solar flare erupts, aurorae possible

Tue, 10 Mar 2015  

Mars encounters Uranus

Tue, 03 Mar 2015  

Venus and Uranus close tonight

Sun, 22 Feb 2015  

What's that bright star?

Fri, 20 Feb 2015  

How to observe the partial eclipse on March 20

Thu, 19 Feb 2015  

Can you see Friday's crescent Moon?

Sun, 08 Feb 2015  

Comet Lovejoy starts to fade

Mon, 02 Feb 2015  

Visit us at Astrofest on Friday and Saturday

Fri, 23 Jan 2015  

Near Earth Asteroid flies by on Monday