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Paul Sutherland
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Journalist, author and amateur astronomer
Journalist, author and amateur astronomer

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Once again, popular news sources are proclaiming today’s Full Moon a “supermoon”. It is in danger of becoming a “hypermoon” with all the fuss that is being made about it.

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SpaceX’s CEO Elon Musk plans to put his own red Tesla sports car into orbit around Mars - playing Space Oddity!

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No bright planets are visible in the evening sky in December 2017, but Mars and Jupiter rise before dawn. The Geminid meteor shower will be active.

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The best meteor show of the year is coming up in December. Here's our guide to seeing the Geminids.

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We're not saying it's aliens, but . . .

Astronomers heard “weird” signals from direction of new Earth-sized planet

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Ceres, the largest body in the asteroid belt, may once have had an ocean beneath its icy crust, data from the Dawn spacecraft suggests.

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Belts of dusty debris encircle closest star to the Solar System, Proxima Centauri. Are there more hidden planets too?

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Comet 67P is giving up secrets older than the Solar System.

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The Orionid meteor shower is now building towards its peak next weekend. Here is our report on what to expect in 2017.

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Activity is building up for this year's Orionid meteor shower. We have a guide on what to expect. https://www.skymania.com/wp/orionid-meteor-shower-dust-halleys-comet/
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