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SEP
2015

See Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Regulus in the Morning Sky

The second half of September 2015 sees Venus, Mars and Jupiter all gathered together in the morning sky ahead of dawn. The three planets stretch in a line reaching down towards the eastern horizon through the constellation of Leo. Regulus, the brightest star in Leo, adds to the drama
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SEP
2015

Find Neptune in Aquarius in September 2015

September 2015 sees Neptune drift through the sprawling and quite indistinct constellation of Aquarius. From the UK it is best seen around midnight local time. This is when Neptune reaches its highest point in the sky due south from the UK, about +25 degrees above the horizon. At magn
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10
SEP
2015

See the International Space Station at Dawn in September 2015

The International Space Station (ISS) is visible in the dawn sky this September as it makes a series of passes over the UK beginning Sunday 13 September. Look for it as a constant bright white light travelling from a westerly direction into dawn’s first light. It’ll sail s
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08
SEP
2015

September’s Final Chance to See Saturn in the Evening Sky

September 2015 is the final chance to see Saturn in the evening sky this year. The ringed planet is found low down towards the south-west horizon at dusk. Look for a pale yellow star-like object with the naked eye in this direction. Make sure you don’t confuse it with the bright
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08
SEP
2015

Countdown to the Blood Red Supermoon Eclipse in the UK

Are you ready for the spectacular blood-red supermoon eclipse on 28 September 2015? From the UK sky watchers are set to be enchanted by the closest total lunar eclipse so far this century when the Moon plummets into Earth’s shadow in the early hours of Monday 28 September. You&#
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02
SEP
2015

Venus, Mars and Crescent Moon Gather in the September Morning Sky

Venus, Mars and a Crescent Moon gather together for a spectacular conjunction in the morning sky this September. From the UK look to your eastern horizon from 5am onwards on the mornings of 9 – 11 September 2015 to get a glimpse of this gorgeous celestial trio. Find Venus, Mars
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2015

Rare Supermoon Eclipse Set for 28 September in the UK

A rare supermoon eclipse is set to haunt the night sky above the UK and Western Europe this September. Look to the south-west in the early hours of Monday 28 September 2015 and be enchanted by the eerie glow of a fully eclipsed blood-red moon. It promises to be a rare spectacle. The l
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19
SEP
2014

October 2014 Total Eclipse of the Moon Not Visible from UK

On 8th October 2014 millions of people around the world get the opportunity to view a total eclipse of the moon. Best views of the eclipse are from North America and parts of South America in the morning sky ahead of sunrise, and across New Zealand, Australia, Asia and Russia in the e
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