The Moon in conjunction with Venus and Jupiter, with the Very Large Telescope in the foreground. Image © Y. Beletsky, ESO, 2009.
Tue, 05 May 2015
16 hours away
The Moon and Saturn pass within 1°58' of each other.

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Full Moon
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Sun, 03 May 2015 at 23:43 EDT
20 hours ago

An artistic depiction of the Leonid meteor storm seen over North America on the night of November 12-13, 1833, Edmund Weiss

η–Aquarid meteor shower
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Tue, 05 May 2015
2 days away

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Mercury at greatest elongation east
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Thu, 07 May 2015 at 01:26 EDT
3 days away

Moon at Last Quarter
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Mon, 11 May 2015 at 06:37 EDT
7 days away

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M5 is well placed
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Mon, 11 May 2015
8 days away

© Andy Roberts 1997. Pictured comet is C/1995 O1 Hale-Bopp.

C/2015 G2 (MASTER) reaches its brightest
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Wed, 13 May 2015
10 days away

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April Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015
19 days ago

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Mon, 09 Mar 2015
55 days ago

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February Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Mon, 09 Feb 2015
83 days ago

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Fri, 09 Jan 2015
114 days ago

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December Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Tue, 09 Dec 2014
146 days ago

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November Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014
172 days ago

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