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International Space Station passes over the UK

International Space Station passes over the UK

International Space Station passes over the UK

19 November 2021

In spite of the Russians best effort, the International Space Station is on course and back to brighten up the UK skies for the next couple of weeks.


October Full Moon over West Berkshire

October Full Moon over West Berkshire

October Full Moon over West Berkshire

18 October 2021

The October Full Moon will reach its peak on Wednesday.


Captain Kirk going into space

Captain Kirk going into space

Captain Kirk going into space

13 October 2021

The NS-18 mission was originally scheduled to fly on Tuesday, but Blue Origin decided on Sunday to delay the launch due to forecasted high winds.


Watch live as Newbury pupils speak to the ISS

Watch live as Newbury pupils speak to the ISS

Watch live as Newbury pupils speak to the ISS

12 October 2021

Students from a Newbury school will be taking part in a world first today, when they talk to astronauts aboard the International Space Station.


Full Harvest Moon to shine brightly

Full Harvest Moon to shine brightly

Full Harvest Moon to shine brightly

20 September 2021

The closest full Moon to the autumnal equinox, the Harvest Moon marks the turning of the seasons.


International Space Station visible during September

International Space Station visible during September

International Space Station visible during September

19 September 2021

Local nightsky gazers will be able to spot the ISS as it glides over the UK.


August Full Moon

August Full Moon

August Full Moon

20 August 2021

August's Full Moon will peak on Sunday, August 22.


How to see this week's Perseid meteor shower

How to see this week's Perseid meteor shower

How to see this week's Perseid meteor shower

12 August 2021

It's been described as the best display of the year and here's how you can catch sight of the Perseid meteor shower this week:


July Full Moon

July Full Moon

July Full Moon

23 July 2021

July's Full Moon will peak in the early hours of Saturday, July 24 at 3.36am, in the UK.


When to see the International Space Station over the UK in July

When to see the International Space Station over the UK in July

When to see the International Space Station over the UK in July

13 July 2021

The International Space Station (ISS) is visible in the night sky during July as it orbits the Earth.


Full Strawberry Moon in June

Full Strawberry Moon in June

Full Strawberry Moon in June

23 June 2021

Stargazers and night sky watchers should be in for a lunar treat on Thursday, June 24, when June's Strawberry Full Moon reaches its peak.


Clouds obscure partial solar eclipse

Clouds obscure partial solar eclipse

Clouds obscure partial solar eclipse

10 June 2021

Clouds did their best to obscure the partial solar eclipse, but Newbury Weekly News photographer Phil Cannings managed to get some pictures.


Solar Eclipse 2021

Solar Eclipse 2021

Solar Eclipse 2021

09 June 2021

A partial solar eclipse will be visible across the UK on Thursday, June 10.


May's full Moon is a Supermoon

May's full Moon is a Supermoon

May's full Moon is a Supermoon

24 May 2021

May's full Supermoon is set to be the superest Supermoon of the year, peaking on Wednesday.


International Space Station passes over the UK

International Space Station passes over the UK

International Space Station passes over the UK

14 May 2021

The International Space Station (ISS) is visible over the UK from May 14 for a fortnight.


Peak viewing time for Eta Aquarids

Peak viewing time for Eta Aquarids

Peak viewing time for Eta Aquarids

05 May 2021

The Eta Aquarids shower is due to officially peak on Thursday, May 6, between midnight and dawn, when you could spot up to 60 shooting stars an hour.


Full Pink Super Moon

Full Pink Super Moon

Full Pink Super Moon

23 April 2021

A bright full Super Moon will light up the skies in late April.


Lyrid meteor shower

Lyrid meteor shower

Lyrid meteor shower

12 April 2021

Best time to see the night time spectacle


March Full Super Worm Moon will peak this weekend - here's how to see it

March Full Super Worm Moon will peak this weekend - here's how to see it

March Full Super Worm Moon will peak this weekend - here's how to see it

24 March 2021

First Full Moon of spring March’s Full Moon will light up the night sky this weekend, and will be the first of four consecutive Super Moons. The…


International Space Station passes over the UK for end of March 2021

International Space Station passes over the UK for end of March 2021

International Space Station passes over the UK for end of March 2021

20 March 2021

Spectacle that the whole family can enjoy The International Space Station (ISS) will be visible over the UK from tonight (Saturday).  The ISS will…


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